‘Zenbleed’ bug can loot sensitive data from Zen 2 processors
A Google security researcher has discovered a new vulnerability in AMD Zen 2 processors. By exploiting the bug, a hacker can steal sensitive data from users.
Tavis Ormandy explained in a blog how the bug works. It involves a misconfigured recovery attempt after a so-called "vzeroupper" instructi... Read more
AMD increases revenue by 71 percent
AMD's sales increased by a whopping 71 percent in the first quarter of 2022. Its EPYC server processors were particularly popular. The acquisition of chip manufacturer Xilinx contributed significantly.
Revenue rose to 5.89 billion dollars (5.6 billion euros), a 71 percent increase from the same ... Read more
AMD introduces new EPYC processors for data centers
AMD launches new EPYC processors and a new Zen 4 processor core for its data center portfolio.
Data centers remain an important market for chip manufacturer AMD, as illustrated by the continuous introduction of relevant processors. Now, the chip manufacturer presents its third generation of EPYC... Read more
AMD introduces Zen 3-based server processors
AMD has unveiled its latest generation of server processors. The Epyc 7003 series processors are based on the new Zen 3 architecture. AMD claims that the top models are by far the fastest server processors on the market.
In total, AMD has unveiled 19 different processors. These range from a mode... Read more
Game console and PC sales help AMD beat earnings expectations
The company surpassed the forecasts thanks to strong gaming and data center chip sales.
Computer chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced its Q4 and FY 2020 financial results this week. The reports showed strong fourth quarter revenue and profits that far exceeded analysts' expectations... Read more
AMD’s upcoming Epyc server processor is 46 percent faster than Intel
At CES 2021, AMD has given a hint of what we can expect from Epyc processors based on Zen 3, called Milan. The company promises that the processors could be up to 68 percent faster than Intel's competing products.
AMD has not yet shared any specifics. The company compared a 32-core processor wit... Read more
Oracle introduces E3 instances based on AMD EPYC processors
Oracle has launched its new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute E3 platform. The platform is configured based on AMD 2nd EPYC processors and should provide users with more processing power for workloads.
The new E3 instances include bare metal and standard instances. These instances are based on... Read more
HPE processes second-generation AMD Epyc chips into new PrioLant servers
HPE has announced two new ProLiant DL servers using the new second generation Epyc processors from AMD. According to HPE, the servers deliver 37 world records in terms of performance against the benchmark results.
The new servers - the HPE ProLiant DL325 and ProLiant DL385 - broke previous records f... Read more
Lenovo launches single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Lenovo has launched two new server platforms designed specifically for edge and data-intensive workloads. It concerns the ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655. The platforms offer the performance of a dual-socket server with the cost of a single-socket, according to the provider of network infrastructure pro... Read more
AMD announces next-generation EPYC data center chips
Chipset manufacturer AMD has announced the second generation of its EPYC data center processing chips. The new chips are being used by Google, Microsoft and HPE, among others.
The new EPYC processors are built using new technology from contract manufacturers, which improves performance and reduces e... Read more