Ampere Altra Performance Shows It Can Compete With - Or Even Outperform - AMD EP Review

Posted on 2020-12-16 09:38:28 by Thomas De Maesschalck

"While the talk in recent weeks has been about the performance of Apple's M1 ARM chip and then rumors there might be a 32 core chip in the pipe, there is already something much stronger: Ampere Altra has begun shipping and its flagship 80-core SoC with up to two sockets per server can easily take on the AMD EPYC 7742 "Rome" and Intel Xeon Platinum 8280 "Cascade Lake" performance across a variety of workloads. Here is our initial look at the Ampere Altra performance on Linux in our independent performance benchmarks."

Link: Phoronix

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