AMD EPYC

Build a cloud for your most demanding workloads with third-generation AMD EPYC processors on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

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Overview

AMD EPYC power for heavy workloads

New AMD EPYC processors on IBM Cloud® Bare Metal Servers help overcome performance constraints and optimize throughput for heavy compute tasks such as data analytics, global gaming clouds and fluid dynamics apps.


Benefits

CPU choice

Choose from second or third generation AMD EPYC processors to best meet your cost and performance needs.

For demanding workloads

Customize and provision with highly differentiated core count, clock speed and memory bandwidth options from AMD.

Bandwidth perks

20 TB of outbound data transfer is included with all monthly bare metal servers.

On-demand provisioning

Activate processors on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers in as little as three hours.

Up to 128 cores per server

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers with the third generation AMD EPYC 7763 processors yield 64 cores per CPU/128 cores per dual-processor server.

Max boost to 3.6 GHz*

Fast clock speeds help solve intensive computing tasks in less time for improved platform productivity.

Big memory bandwidth

Get eight memory channels and up to 4096 GB RAM per CPU.

Secure boot

AMD EPYC architecture features encryption of main memory and VM memory to help secure the boot process.

Use cases

Fluid dynamics Analyze thermal properties and predict modeling air flow in real time. Exceptional memory bandwidth helps ensure you get the most out of complex system applications. Read the study (PDF, 709 KB)

Gaming Provision for better gaming performance and address encoding, compilation, disk I/O, cryptography, compute, memory, Java, eSpeak or POV-Ray requirements with high CPU performance. Read the brief (573 KB)

Database management Use plentiful I/O bandwidth, while compute-intensive workloads make use of a high number of cores and memory support. Read the study (PDF, 772 KB)

IBM solution

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

Customize and deploy IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers for any workload requirement on the IBM Cloud infrastructure of your choice. Both the classic infrastructure and VPC infrastructure deployments are dedicated to your single-tenancy use, with built-in security benefits and control over computing resources.

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Resources

Next steps

See all customization options, estimate costs and save a quote inside the IBM Cloud Bare Metal Server catalog.

Footnotes

* Max boost for AMD EPYC processors is the maximum frequency achievable by any single core on the processor under normal operating conditions for server systems.

**20 TB bandwidth included in US, Canada and EU data centers; 5 TB bandwidth included in all other data centers. New prices and offers may not be combined with any other current or future discounts.