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1 For a complete list of world records see http://amd.com/worldrecords. ROM-169
2 Results as of 8/7/2019 using SPECrate(R)2017_int_base. The EPYC 7742 2P score is 654 on the SPECrate®2017_int_base, https://spec.org/cpu2017/results/res2019q3/cpu2017-20190722-16242.html. EPYC 7601 2P score of 304 results at http://spec.org/cpu2017/results/res2019q2/cpu2017-20190411-11817.pdf. 654 / 304 = 2.15 or 2x higher integer performance for the EPYC 7742. SPEC®, SPECrate® and SPEC CPU® are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. See www.spec.org for more information. ROM-37
3 Based on 25% TCO improvement claimed by Twitter in EPYC Horizon presentation 8.7.2019; and AMD estimated TCO improvement of up to and 50% TCO in virtualized infrastructure. TCO-3
4 Comparison results calculated by AMD based on a hypothetical scenario hosting 2,560 virtual machines on 2-socket Intel Xeon 6242 (32 total cores) based systems versus AMD EPYC™ 7702P (64 total cores) based No Compromise Single Socket Systems, excluding software application costs. Each virtual machine is allocated one core and 8GB of DRAM, resulting in 80 Intel based systems (2,560/32) and 40 AMD EPYC based systems (2,560/64). System Configurations: Intel Xeon based servers in 2U Rack Mount chassis, with (2) Intel® Xeon® Gold 6242 2.8GHz base frequency, 16 cores/32 threads, (16) 16GB RDIMM DDR4 2933MT/s, Dual Rank DIMMs, (1) 480GB SSD SAS Mix Use drive, one dual port 10GbE ethernet adapter, dual hot swap power supplies w/cables, and OEM standard warranty with estimated price of $21,196 each for a total hardware acquisition price of $1,695,680. AMD EPYC based servers include - (40) 1U Rack Mount chassis with (1) AMD EPYC 7702P 2.0GHz base frequency, 64 cores/128 threads, (16) 32GB RDIMM DDR4 2933MT/s, Dual Rank DIMMs, (1) 480GB SSD SAS Mix Use drive, one dual port 10GbE ethernet adapter, dual hot swap power supplies w/cables, and OEM standard warranty with estimated price of $23,696 each for a total hardware acquisition price of $947,840. Estimated System Pricing: AMD Estimated Pricing based on select OEM list pricing as of 7/30/2019 for Intel based systems and AMD projected OEM list pricing as of 8/7/2019 for AMD EPYC based systems. Pricing is an AMD estimate only – actual system pricing will vary by system and by seller. Power cost estimate is an internal AMD estimate based on Intel Xeon based system input power - 498 watts, AMD EPYC-based system input power - 389 watts electricity cost calculated at $0.12/kw/hr with an assumed PUE of 2.0. Intel Xeon power cost/server/year is estimated at $1,047, AMD EPYC power cost/server/year is estimated at $818 for a three year total power cost of $251,280 and $98,040 for an estimated total power savings of 61%. Datacenter space costs include 160 U’s for Intel Xeon-based Systems or 4 Rack Cabinets and 40 U’s for AMD EPYC-based Systems or 1 Rack Cabinet – AMD internal estimate of Data Center space cost of $19,053 per cabinet per year results in 3 year space costs of $228,636 and $57,159 respectively – a 75% savings. Server Administration cost is calculated with an estimate of $85,795 per server administrator with a ratio of one server administrator per 30 servers resulting in 3 year estimated administration costs of $686,360 for 80 Intel Xeon-based Systems and $343,180 for 40 AMD EPYC-based systems – 50% savings. Licensing costs are calculated using VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus licensed per socket and priced as of 7/28/2019 on www.cdw.com at $3,612 each for a total 3-year cost of $577,920 for (80) Intel Xeon-based 2 socket systems and $144,480 for (40) AMD EPYC No Compromise Single Socket-based Systems. Total estimated 3 Year TCO as a result is $3,439,876 for Intel-based Systems and $1,590,699 for AMD EPYC-based systems resulting in an estimated TCO/VM/YR of $448 and $207 respectively – a 54% savings including virtualization management software licenses but excluding other software costs. This scenario contains many assumptions and estimates and, while based on AMD internal research and best approximations, should be considered an example for information purposes only, and not used as a basis for decision making over actual testing. TCO-2