Ampere Launches Next-Generation 192-Core Server Processor

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Ampere Computing, a startup chipmaker led by former Intel president Renee James, today announced a new family of custom-designed, Arm-compatible server processors that feature up to 192 cores – the largest core count currently available in the industry, the company said.

The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company said the new chip, called AmpereOne, is designed to solve a major concern of cloud service providers: meeting the high-performance requirements of its customers while balancing the need to be more energy efficient and sustainable, particularly as energy prices continue to soar.

“AmpereOne is a big step forward because we’re delivering a processor that simultaneously delivers high performance and high power efficiency,” said Ampere Chief Product Officer Jeff Wittich in an interview with Data Center Knowledge. “It’s more compute, less power.”

Since launching in 2018, Ampere has made strides in its effort to become an Arm-based chip alternative to AMD and Intel in the server processor market. Ampere counts Oracle Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Equinix Metal, Tencent Cloud and Baidu among its cloud provider customers.

Ampere processors are also

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