Epyc AMD second-generation: 7 nm process technology, the new architecture Zen 2 and the announcement less than a year

AMD has introduced to the market Ryzen processors of the second generation. On the way CPU Ryzen Threadripper the second generation. And if the regular 2000 are different from Ryzen Ryzen 1000 only frequencies, the new Ryzen Threadripper will receive in the form of strengthening more the number of cores. The older model Ryzen Threadripper 2000 will have 32 cores!

Both the updated line available for 12-nm technology and use the Zen kernel, which is almost indistinguishable from the first generation of the Zen kernels.

But server processors Epyc during the transition to the second generation will have a much more substantial update. First, they will be seminomatous, and second, will use kernel Zen 2, which should have a lot more architectural changes.

Such a CPU in the form of test specimens AMD will start sending out the partners already this year, and volume shipments scheduled for the first half of next year. And, quite possibly, it server solutions AMD before the other will move to new process technology and new architecture.

By the way, Intel has officially acknowledged that underestimated the potential of server-based innovations and AMD readily admits that the latter will be able to take 10-15% of the server CPU market in the near future.

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