AMD introduces 12-core CPU

Today I read a blog on the website of AMD and saw that the introduced the first 12-core cpu. For the VMware community this is a great improvement. More cores in a server is better performance! To bad VMware adjusted there license model to number of cores rather than uses CPU sockets.

The price isn’t that big (for 12-cores that is… ;-)), 254,- EUR for 8-cores and EUR 1078,- for 12-cores.

The CPU is bigger than his little brother and has 1974 pins. The CPU uses the G23-chipset.

About Michael
Michael Wilmsen is a experienced VMware Architect with more than 20 years in the IT industry. Main focus is VMware vSphere, Horizon View and Hyper Converged with a deep interest into performance and architecture. Michael is VCDX 210 certified, has been rewarded with the vExpert title from 2011, Nutanix Tech Champion and a Nutanix Platform Professional.

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