Originally Posted by looniam
Interesting things in the PR highlights-
"AMD launched the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ processors with record-setting performance across multiple enterprise, cloud and high performance computing workloads, alongside an expansive, global ecosystem of data center partners and customers.
Googleannounced deployment of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors in its internal infrastructure and that it will offer new general-purpose machines powered by the processors on Google Cloud Compute Engine.
Twitter announced that 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor deployments across its data center infrastructure will lower total cost of ownership by 25 percent while reducing the environmental impact of its data centers.
Cray announced that UK Research and Innovation will leverage Cray’s Shasta supercomputer powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors for its new ARCHER2 system. Expected to be the UK’s most powerful supercomputer, it will power research across multiple disciplines, including oil and gas, sustainability and health. Cray also announced that the Air Force Weather Agency will use a Cray Shasta system with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors to provide comprehensive terrestrial and space weather information to the U.S. Air Force and Army.
Dell Technologies, HPE, Lenovo and others announced support for over a dozen new 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor-powered platforms for enterprise, HPC and cloud customers.
IBM Cloud and Nokiadetailed the performance advantages of 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors for their cloud and 5G customers, including cloud security improvements, better memory bandwidth for big data and analytics workloads, core scaling and significantly better packet throughput.
Microsoftannounced that its new 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 will be powered by an AMD Ryzen™ mobile processor. The result of a multi-year co-engineering effort, the system combines the custom AMD Ryzen™ Microsoft Surface Edition processor with an optimized Windows operating system software stack to create an ultra-powerful, ultra-thin notebook with all-day battery life.
Leading PC companies expanded their AMD Ryzen processor-powered offerings with new commercial and consumer offerings, including:
HP and Lenovo announced they will offer new desktop business PCs featuring the recently launched AMD Ryzen™ PRO 3000 Series and AMD Ryzen™ PRO processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics.
AMD also launched the AMD Athlon™ PRO processors with Radeon Vega Graphics. The new processors deliver powerful, energy-efficient performance and commercial-grade reliability.
HP unveiled its first AMD-powered gaming laptop, the Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop, featuring the 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ 7 mobile processors. HP also announced the Pavilion Gaming Desktop, offering 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ 7 desktop processors.
Lenovoannounced that the new consumer-focused IdeaCentre A540 and IdeaPad S540 will offer high-end Ryzen CPU options.
AMD Radeon™ graphics products based on the groundbreaking new RDNA gaming architecture bring powerful performance and advanced features:
AMD announced the AMD Radeon™ RX 5500 Series graphics products, bringing the RDNA architecture to desktop PCs with the Radeon™ RX 5500 graphics card and to notebook PCs with the Radeon™ RX 5500M GPU. Systems will be available from top OEMs including Acer, HP, Lenovo and MSI beginning this November.
AIB partners including Sapphire, MSI, Asus, PowerColor, Gigabyte and XFX released new Radeon™ RX 5700 series graphics cards with incredible designs for multiple form factors.
Microsoft began the public preview for its Project xCloud cloud-based game streaming service, which is powered by the same custom-made SoC used in Xbox One S consoles to deliver a high-quality mobile game streaming experience to players around the world."
Microsoft's Project xCloud and Surface Laptop 3 and other OEMs getting out new Ryzen2 mobile products. Yeah!