Intel’s Xeon powers an estimated ~96% of the world’s servers. However, AMD’s first-gen EPYC processors are starting to nibble away market share. Big businesses tend to wait for architectures to mature before adopting them, which is why the second-gen EPYC Rome models pose a real threat to Intel’s dominance. They’ll utilize a 7nm process that is denser than Intel’s 14nm node, while purportedly offering better power efficiency.
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