back to article Epyc move: Micron shifts high-demand chip design apps to AMD

Micron Technology is now using AMD's newly announced third-generation Epyc server CPUs to power most of its high-demand applications for designing memory and storage chips. Ram Peddibhotla, AMD's corporate vice president of Epyc product management, told The Register last week about Micron's decision, and a spokesperson for …

  1. NoneSuch Silver badge
    Mushroom

    Am really annoyed at AMD for pushing 5000 series Threadripper HEDT back into the nether regions while prompting their TR PRO line in an exclusive deal with Lenovo.

    They forget the enthusiast market kept them alive for almost a decade, now they shaft us. Little do they realize that those same enthusiasts make purchase decisions on new workplace CPU's. So why would I encourage my company to buy AMD EPYC CPU's when bargain basement Intel chips are sitting on the shelf. That is going to bite them back big time I suspect.

    1. Aitor 1 Silver badge

      Not user friendly

      We have to accept that AMD is even worse than Intel as "user friendly", and Intel is not very friendly.. just consider that the erratas are behind NDAs!

      This is why we need competition, so they have to give value to their customers.

      Note: written with a 5900x processor based computer.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Can you imagine humans have produced like, a silicon crystal sculpted and tainted so exquisitely perfectly that energy can get traded for information in a really efficient way and it's probably the most complex such example of the class aside from brains in the universe and brains made it :D

    Milan-XL is a super silicon stud <3

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