Popular processor maker AMD announced them next generation AMD EPYC Rome processor based on 7nm FinFet technology and Zen 2 core architecture. The details come from Reddit via Planet3dNOW who are reporting not only the specifications for each specific SKU in the 7nm EPYC lineup but also their prices which look super disruptive for the server market.
AMD EPYC 7742 Processor 64 Cores, 128 Threads Cost Under $10,000
- Socket Type
AMD mentioned 19 EPYC Rome SKUs starting with the entry-level 8 core, 16 thread and the top-end 64 core, 128 thread variants. This processor support LGA 4094 socket (SP3)
AMD EYPC 7740 Processor Specification
This processor has come to 64 cores and 128 threads, max clock speeds up to 3.40GHz and takes 225W TDP (Thermal Design Power). coming to the cache size the EPYC 7742 features 256 MB of cache and should also feature at least 128 PCIe Gen 4 lanes.
AMD EYPC 7742 Price
Coming into the price part, this processor listed price tag 8,266 Euros or $9340 US. Also note down that the EU based retail site has a 21% VAT rate so, excluding that, the price should be €6878.50 which should equate to $7,774 US.