AMD 32-Core “Naples” EPYC CPUs Launching Tomorrow; Here Are The Details

At the recently held Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan, AMD confirmed that the company’s forthcoming Naples server chips would be rolled out in June 2017. And now it seems like keeping true to its earlier commitment, the United States-based semiconductor company is prepping to launch Naples on June 21, i.e. less than 24 hours from now.

The news broke after AMD’s China unit confirmed the Naples release date earlier today on social media. To be formally launched under the brand name EPYC, Naples is expected to lock horns with Intel Xeon.

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The forthcoming lineup of Zeppelin-based EPYC CPUs will ship with a core count of up to 32 and rather impressive I/O capabilities.

According to a leak by Videocardz, the fastest of the EPYC 7601, the fastest among the EPYC 7000 series processors will come with 32 cores and 64 threads. The base and boost clock speeds stand at 2.2 GHz and 3.2 GHz respectively while the TDP is maintained at 180W. As for the single socket lineup, EPYX 7551P is the fastest chip in the series and it will also come with 32 cores and 64 threads. Its base and boost clock frequencies stand at 2.0 GHz and 3.0 GHz while the TDP remains the same at 180W.

AMD Naples Block Diagram

Note that AMD has previously said that the EPYC chips will flaunt up to 45% higher core counts, 60% higher I/O capacity, and more than 122% memory bandwidth compared to their Intel counterparts.

A recent AMD demo comparing the performance of a Naples chip with that of an Intel Xeon E5-2650 had shown the former faster between the two (up to 4 seconds).

CPU NameCPU CoresCPU ThreadsL3 CacheBase ClockBoost ClockTDPPricing RangePlatform Support
EPYC 7601326464 MB2.2 GHz3.2 GHz180W>4000 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7551326464 MB2.0 GHz3.0 GHz180W>3200 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7501326464 MB2.0 GHz3.0 GHz155/170W>2700 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7451244848 MB2.3 GHz3.2 GHz180W>2400 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7401244848 MB2.0 GHz3.0 GHz155/170W>1700 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7351163232 MB2.4 GHz2.9 GHz155/170W>1100 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7301163232 MB2.2 GHz2.7 GHz155/170W>800 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7281163232 MB2.1 GHz2.7 GHz155/170W>600 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 725181616 MB2.1 GHz2.9 GHz120W>400 USDAMD 2P
EPYC 7551P326464 MB2.0 GHz3.0 GHz180W>2000 USDAMD 1P
EPYC 7401P244848 MB2.0 GHz3.0 GHz155/170W>1000 USDAMD 1P
EPYC 7351P163232 MB2.4 GHz2.9 GHz155/170W>700 USDAMD 1P
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