The AMD EPYC™ 7663 is a server processor designed for high-performance computing workloads in data centers and enterprise environments. Here are the key features and specifications of the AMD EPYC 7663 processor:
Architecture: The EPYC 7663 is based on the Zen 3 architecture, manufactured using a 7nm process technology.
Cores and Threads: It is a 56-core processor, meaning it has 56 physical cores. With AMD’s simultaneous multithreading (SMT) technology, each core can handle two threads, resulting in a total of 112 threads.
Clock Speed: The base clock speed of the EPYC 7663 is 2.0 GHz. It can achieve a maximum boost clock speed of up to 3.5 GHz.
Cache: It has a total cache size of 256 MB, including a combination of L3 cache and L2 cache.
TDP (Thermal Design Power): The TDP of the EPYC 7663 is 280 watts. This indicates the maximum amount of power the processor will consume under typical workloads.
Memory Support: The processor supports DDR4 memory with up to 8 channels and a maximum speed of 3200 MHz. It has a large memory capacity and can handle a substantial amount of RAM.
PCIe Lanes: It provides 128 PCIe Gen 4.0 lanes, allowing for high-speed connectivity to peripherals such as storage devices, networking cards, and GPUs.
Server Capabilities: The EPYC 7663 is designed for high-performance server workloads and offers advanced features for virtualization, cloud computing, big data analytics, and other demanding enterprise applications.
Security Features: The processor incorporates AMD’s Infinity Guard security features, which include secure boot, secure memory encryption, and secure encrypted virtualization. These features help protect data and enhance system security.
Compatibility: The EPYC 7663 is compatible with servers and motherboards that support the AMD EPYC 7003 series processors, using the SP3 socket.