2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors Now Delivering More Computing Power to Amazon Web Services Customers
Powered by a 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor running at frequencies up to 3.3Ghzi, the Amazon EC2 C5a instances are the sixth instance family at AWS powered by AMD EPYC processors. By using the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor, the C5a instance delivers leadership x86 price-performance for a broad set of compute-intensive workloads including batch processing, distributed analytics, data transformations, log analytics and web applications.
Available in eight configurations, with up to 96 virtual CPUs, the Amazon EC2 C5a instances take advantage of high core counts from the AMD EPYC processor to offer the lowest cost per x86 virtual CPU in the Amazon EC2 portfolio. This provides customers with an additional choice for optimal performance and cost across a variety of compute intensive workloads, including video game development and hosting which take advantage of the high CPU core counts and memory ratios provided by C5a.
“The 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors deliver the levels of performance required for our customers to confidently bring compute-focused workloads to the cloud,” said
“Together, AMD and AWS offer customers great flexibility and choice of compute options to help them optimize both performance and cost for a wide range of workloads,” said
AMD and AWS have provided customers with high performance, cost effective options since early 2018 with five Amazon EC2 instance families (M5a, M5ad, R5a, R5ad and T3a) spanning more than 15 global AWS Regions. The new Amazon EC2 C5a instances with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ processors are available now in the AWS
The AWS compute optimized EC2 instances are a direct result of the ongoing collaboration between AWS and AMD. Read more about the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ processor and AWS’s EC2 Instance general availability here.
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