AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO Processors Selected for Next-Generation NVIDIA GeForce NOW Cloud Gaming Platform

ANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announ­ced Ryzen™ Thre­ad­rip­per™ PRO pro­ces­sors will help power the new GeFor­ce NOW RTX 3080 mem­bers­hip tier from NVIDIA. Dri­ven by AMD Ryzen Thre­ad­rip­per PRO pro­ces­sors, the new GeFor­ce NOW RTX 3080 mem­bers­hip gives next-genera­ti­on cloud gaming expe­ri­en­ces to play­ers everywhere.

NVIDIA’s GeFor­ce Super­Pods harness the class-lea­ding per­for­mance of AMD Ryzen Thre­ad­rip­per PRO with unpar­al­leled core counts and high-fre­quen­cy clock speeds to sup­port over 39 peta­flops of gra­phics per­for­mance. Each pro­ces­sor also fea­tures 128 PCIe® Gen 4 lanes, indus­try-lea­ding con­nec­ti­vi­ty, and unmat­ched memo­ry band­width1 to ensu­re GeFor­ce NOW RTX 3080 mem­bers have the tech­no­lo­gy requi­red for a smooth, reli­able experience.

The Ryzen Thre­ad­rip­per PRO lin­eup was desi­gned to offer users incredi­ble per­for­mance and unri­va­led band­width and sets the indus­try stan­dard for extre­me com­pu­ting per­for­mance across a ran­ge of use cases, inclu­ding the rapidly-gro­wing cloud gaming space,” said Chris Kilburn, cor­po­ra­te vice pre­si­dent and gene­ral mana­ger, cli­ent com­po­nent busi­ness, AMD. “Working with NVIDIA, it is clear that the expan­si­ve fea­ture set of Ryzen Thre­ad­rip­per PRO is the per­fect plat­form to power their next-genera­ti­on cloud gaming experience.”

The GeFor­ce NOW Super­POD and GeFor­ce NOW RTX 3080 gaming expe­ri­ence are the cul­mi­na­ti­on of over a decade’s worth of cloud gaming advan­ce­ments that will enab­le low-laten­cy cloud gaming at 1440p and 120 frames per second for the first time,” said Phil Eis­ler, vice pre­si­dent and gene­ral mana­ger of GeFor­ce NOW at NVIDIA. “AMD Ryzen Thre­ad­rip­per PRO Pro­ces­sors pro­vi­de the best CPU, memo­ry, and I/O per­for­mance for our gaming workload for this genera­ti­on, hel­ping to deli­ver a mas­si­ve leap in per­for­mance for gamers.”

GeFor­ce NOW Foun­ders and Prio­ri­ty mem­bers have ear­ly access to pre­or­der GeFor­ce NOW RTX 3080 star­ting today. Find out more about avai­la­bi­li­ty and pri­cing here.

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1 Based on AMD inter­nal ana­ly­sis June 1, 2020, com­pa­ring memo­ry band­width spe­ci­fi­ca­ti­ons of AMD Ryzen™ Thre­ad­rip­per™ PRO to Intel Xeon Scala­b­le 8280. CPP-06.