AMD to launch 3rd Gen EPYC “Zen3” processors on March 15th

Published: 8th Mar 2021, 14:56 GMT   Comments

AMD confirms new EPYC CPUs are set to launch on March 15th

Three times the charm, the AMD EPYC series will be officially launched on March 15th, the company today confirmed. AMD will introduce as many as 19 models featuring from 8 cores up to 64 cores. The series will all be based on Zen3 architecture, replacing Zen2 based EPYC series codenamed Rome.

AMD to Host Digital Launch of 3rd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors on March 15, 2021

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) will host a digital global launch of the new 3rd Gen AMD EPYC™ processors on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET.

The digital launch is slated to feature presentations by AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su, Executive Vice President of Technology and Engineering and CTO Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacenter and Embedded Solutions Business Group, Forrest Norrod, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Server Business Unit, Dan McNamara and appearances by industry-leading data center partners and customers.

The launch will be accessible on the 3rd Gen AMD EPYC launch site starting at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET. A replay of the webcast can be accessed after the conclusion of the live stream event and will be available for one year after the event.

Apart from a new core architecture, 3rd Gen EPYC will also have higher clock speeds up to 4.1 GHz. In comparison, the current Zen2 based series can boost up to 3.7 GHz. The lineup also features P-series SKUs, which are designed specifically for single-socket systems. Other SKUs are meant to be used in dual-socket configurations.

AMD 3rd Gen EPYC “Milan”
SKUCores/ThreadsBase ClockBoost ClockL3 CacheTDP
EPYC 7763
 
64C/128T
 
2.45 GHz
 
3.5 GHz
 
256MB
 
280W
EPYC 7713(P)
 
64C/128T
 
2.0 GHz
 
3.675 GHz
 
256MB
 
225W
EPYC 7663
 
56C/112T
 
2.1 GHz
TBC
 
256MB
 
225W
EPYC 7643
 
48C/96T
 
2.3 GHz
 
3.6 GHz
 
256MB
 
225W
EPYC 75F3
 
32C/64T
 
2.95 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
256MB
 
280W
EPYC 7543(P)
 
32C/64T
 
2.8 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
 
256MB
 
225W
EPYC 7513
 
32C/64T
 
2.6 GHz
 
3.65 GHz
 
128MB
 
200W
EPYC 7453
 
28C/56T
 
2.4 GHz
TBC
 
128MB
 
180W
EPYC 74F3
 
24C/48T
 
3.2 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
256MB
 
240W
EPYC 7443(P)
 
24C/48T
 
2.85 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
128MB
 
200W
EPYC 7413
 
24C/48T
 
2.65 GHz
 
3.6 GHz
 
128MB
 
180W
EPYC 73F3
 
16C/32T
 
3.5 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
256MB
 
240W
EPYC 7343
 
16C/32T
 
3.2 GHz
 
3.9 GHz
 
128MB
 
190W
EPYC 7313(P)
 
16C/32T
 
3.0 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
 
128MB
 
155W
EPYC 72F3
 
8C/16T
 
3.7 GHz
 
4.1 GHz
 
256MB
 
180W

AMD Zen3 based EPYC will be the last server CPU series for the SP3 socket. AMD is expected to launch its Zen4 5nm based Genoa series on SP5 socket which will enable bigger packages. AMD has plans to put as many as 12 CCDs on each chip, increasing core count over Milan by 32.

AMD EPYC Processor Series
7001 “Naples”7002 “Rome”7003 “Milan”7004 “Genoa”
Launch2017201920212022
Architecture14nm Zen7nm Zen27nm Zen35nm Zen4
SocketSP3 (LGA4094)SP3 (LGA4094)SP3 (LGA4094)SP5 (LGA-6096)
Modules/Chiplets
 
4x CCD
 
8x CCD + 1x I/0
 
8x CCD + 1x I/O
 
12x CCD + 1x I/O
Max Cores
 
32C/64T
 
64C/128T
 
64C/128T
 
96C/192T
Max Clock
 
3.8 GHz
 
3.9 GHz
 
4.1 GHz
TBC
Memory Support
 
8ch DDR4-2666 ECC
 
8ch DDR4-3200 ECC
 
8ch DDR4-3200 EEC
 
12ch DDR5-5200 ECC
PCIe Lanes
 
128x Gen3
 
128x Gen4
 
128x Gen4
 
128x Gen5
Max TDP
 
200W
 
280W
 
280W
 
320W



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