First-Gen Processors Ready For Hyperscale Cloud Computing


Ampere, a company in the process of developing an Arm-based server platform for the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing, introduces its first generation Armv8-A 64-bit processors for data centers.  Already selected by Lenovo and several ODMs, the Ampere eMAG processors boast high performance, high memory capacity, and rich I/O. Ampere also unveils its multi-generation roadmap, which includes building its next generation product on 7 nm with multi-socket and single-socket options, available in 2019. 


The eMAG platform promises significant total cost of ownership (TCO) value with competitive performance per dollar and performance per watt for high volume mainstream servers and for servers used for edge, storage and web applications. Features include:

  • 32 Ampere-designed Armv8-A cores running up to 3.3 GHz Turbo 
  • Eight DDR4-2667 memory controllers 
  • 42 lanes PCIe 3.0 for high bandwidth I/O 
  • 125W TDP for maximum power efficiency 
  • TSMC 16nm FinFET process  

Ampere eMAG processors are shipping now with pricing as follows:

  • 32 cores up to 3.3 Ghz Turbo $850
  • 16 cores up to 3.3 Ghz Turbo $550 

In addition to the eMAG processors, an unbranded system is available for partners.  For more information, checkout the product brief, visit Ampere, and/or email [email protected]