AMD announced the release of new Zen 4c-based AMD EPYC 8004 processors under the codename “Siena”. The CPUs are tailored for use in data centers with a special focus on energy efficiency and total cost optimization.
The new CPU is described as particularly efficient in the area of cloud computing, intelligent edge computing, and telecommunications deployment, being according to AMD twice as powerful as a competitor’s average analog.
EPYC 8004 will be available with 8, 16, 24, 32, 48, and 64 cores with various levels of thermal power (TDP) from 80 W to 200 W (default TDP). Among other things, the new CPUs support DDR5-4800 memory with up to 1.152 TB capacity, up to 96 PCIe Gen5 lines, and up to 48 CXL 1.1+ lines.