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

ANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) ‚ÄĒ AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announ¬≠ced Ryzen‚ĄĘ Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per‚ĄĘ PRO pro¬≠ces¬≠sors will help power the new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 mem¬≠ber¬≠ship tier from NVIDIA. Dri¬≠ven by AMD Ryzen Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per PRO pro¬≠ces¬≠sors, the new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 mem¬≠ber¬≠ship gives next-gene¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on cloud gam¬≠ing expe¬≠ri¬≠en¬≠ces to play¬≠ers everywhere.

NVIDIA‚Äôs GeForce Super¬≠Pods harness the class-lea¬≠ding per¬≠for¬≠mance of AMD Ryzen Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per PRO with unpar¬≠al¬≠le¬≠led core counts and high-fre¬≠quen¬≠cy clock speeds to sup¬≠port over 39 peta¬≠flops of gra¬≠phics per¬≠for¬≠mance. Each pro¬≠ces¬≠sor also fea¬≠tures 128 PCIe¬ģ Gen 4 lanes, indus¬≠try-lea¬≠ding con¬≠nec¬≠ti¬≠vi¬≠ty, and unmat¬≠ched memo¬≠ry band¬≠width1 to ensu¬≠re GeForce NOW RTX 3080 mem¬≠bers have the tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy requi¬≠red for a smooth, relia¬≠ble experience.

‚ÄúThe Ryzen Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per PRO lin¬≠e¬≠up was desi¬≠gned to offer users incre¬≠di¬≠ble per¬≠for¬≠mance and unri¬≠va¬≠led band¬≠width and sets the indus¬≠try stan¬≠dard for extre¬≠me com¬≠pu¬≠ting per¬≠for¬≠mance across a ran¬≠ge of use cases, inclu¬≠ding the rapidly-gro¬≠wing cloud gam¬≠ing space,‚ÄĚ said Chris Kilb¬≠urn, cor¬≠po¬≠ra¬≠te vice pre¬≠si¬≠dent and gene¬≠ral mana¬≠ger, cli¬≠ent com¬≠po¬≠nent busi¬≠ness, AMD. ‚ÄúWorking with NVIDIA, it is clear that the expan¬≠si¬≠ve fea¬≠ture set of Ryzen Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per PRO is the per¬≠fect plat¬≠form to power their next-gene¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on cloud gam¬≠ing experience.‚ÄĚ

‚ÄúThe GeForce NOW Super¬≠POD and GeForce NOW RTX 3080 gam¬≠ing expe¬≠ri¬≠ence are the cul¬≠mi¬≠na¬≠ti¬≠on of over a decade‚Äôs worth of cloud gam¬≠ing advance¬≠ments that will enable low-laten¬≠cy cloud gam¬≠ing at 1440p and 120 frames per second for the first time,‚ÄĚ said Phil Eis¬≠ler, vice pre¬≠si¬≠dent and gene¬≠ral mana¬≠ger of GeForce NOW at NVIDIA. ‚ÄúAMD Ryzen Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per PRO Pro¬≠ces¬≠sors pro¬≠vi¬≠de the best CPU, memo¬≠ry, and I/O per¬≠for¬≠mance for our gam¬≠ing workload for this gene¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on, hel¬≠ping to deli¬≠ver a mas¬≠si¬≠ve leap in per¬≠for¬≠mance for gamers.‚ÄĚ

GeForce NOW Foun¬≠ders and Prio¬≠ri¬≠ty mem¬≠bers have ear¬≠ly access to pre¬≠or¬≠der GeForce NOW RTX 3080 start¬≠ing today. Find out more about avai¬≠la¬≠bi¬≠li¬≠ty and pri¬≠cing here.

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1 Based on AMD inter¬≠nal ana¬≠ly¬≠sis June 1, 2020, com¬≠pa¬≠ring memo¬≠ry band¬≠width spe¬≠ci¬≠fi¬≠ca¬≠ti¬≠ons of AMD Ryzen‚ĄĘ Thre¬≠ad¬≠rip¬≠per‚ĄĘ PRO to Intel Xeon Sca¬≠lable 8280. CPP-06.