Fresh power: Supermicro launches new AMD products with state-of-the-art servers and processors


The AMD EPYC 9004 series processor systems present a diverse range of high-performance solutions. The integration of up to 128 “Zen 4c” cores achieves an optimisation that enables impressive computing performance. Particularly noteworthy is the AMD 3D V-Cache technology, which convinces with unprecedented density and energy efficiency. Businesses can benefit from the many advantages of this technology, including improved performance, lower power consumption and cost-effective operations.

Supermicro expands its total IT solutions with 4th generation AMD EPYC processors

Supermicro, Inc. is an established provider of comprehensive end-to-end IT solutions specialising in cloud computing, artificial intelligence, storage and 5G/Edge. The company recently announced that all products in its AMD-based H13 system line now support the latest generation of AMD EPYC™ processors. These processors feature their advanced “Zen 4c” architecture and breakthrough AMD 3D V-Cache™ technology. With this technological advancement, Supermicro offers its customers powerful solutions for demanding applications and opens up new opportunities in the areas of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, storage and 5G/Edge.

Supermicro servers with 4th generation AMD EPYC processors offer an impressive solution for cloud-native computing. With their leading thread density and 128 cores per socket, they are capable of handling demanding workloads in a highly scalable environment. Thanks to their high rack density, these servers can be deployed in a compact infrastructure, saving space and increasing efficiency. Cloud operators benefit from the energy efficiency of these systems, as they are cost-effective while meeting the increasing demands of user sessions and the delivery of AI-powered services.

Revolutionary AMD 3D V-Cache technology provides an optimal solution for engineering applications such as FEA, CFD and EDA on servers. The generous Level 3 cache enables outstanding performance when running these compute-intensive applications. Over 50 world record benchmarks have been set with AMD EPYC processors, highlighting their superior computational performance and stability. The combination of high computational speed and efficient data processing enables businesses and research institutions to solve complex problems faster and drive breakthrough innovations.

Supermicro consistently focuses on innovation to meet the needs of its customers. Their broad portfolio of systems is fully aligned with the latest 4th generation AMD EPYC processors, providing extreme density and efficiency for cloud operators, even in space-constrained environments. In addition, their enhanced high-performance systems with multiple sockets and nodes support a wide range of technical compute loads, significantly reducing time-to-market for manufacturing companies and enabling them to develop and validate new products with accelerated performance of memory-intensive applications.

The 4th generation AMD EPYC™ processors provide breakthrough technology with the highest core density of any x86 processor in the world. Designed specifically for cloud-native workloads, these processors deliver outstanding performance and efficiency. Lynn Comp, corporate vice president of Server Product and Technology Marketing at AMD, highlights the importance of these new data centre processors for customers looking for the optimal balance between growth, workload flexibility and infrastructure consolidation. At a time when cloud-native computing is reshaping the data centre, AMD’s 4th generation EPYC™ processors enable customers to do their jobs more effectively and energy efficiently.

With the H13 Hyper-U, the company is launching a new generation of servers specifically designed for cloud-native workloads. The servers in 1U and 2U format are characterised by their high performance and efficiency and are particularly well suited for tasks such as virtualisation and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI). A key feature of the H13 Hyper-U is the 4th generation AMD EPYC processor, which supports up to 128 cores. This enables outstanding computing performance for cloud-native computing. The servers also offer storage-optimised configurations that include either 12x 3.5-inch drive bays or 24x 2.5-inch drive bays to meet different storage needs.

With the Hyper-U server, companies have the opportunity to make their IT infrastructure more efficient and save costs at the same time. The use of a single CPU compared to servers with two CPUs leads to significant savings in software licensing costs. In addition, the Hyper-U offers improved cooling that minimises cooling problems and contributes to a longer server life. At the same time, the Hyper-U’s high core density enables impressive computing performance, while support for up to 12 DDR5 channels in 24 DIMM slots provides large memory capacity. The Hyper-U server is thus a cost-effective and powerful solution for businesses.

H13 All-Flash EDSFF

The H13 All-Flash EDSFF is an outstanding storage system based on the latest “Zen 4c” architecture and equipped with powerful AMD 9004 series EPYC processors. It features remarkable capacity and performance and comes in a compact 1U chassis. Advanced EDSFF technologies enable unprecedented storage capacity, while the integration of 128 PCIe 5.0 lanes ensures fast data transfer. The storage system offers various configuration options, including support for 16 (7.5mm) EDSFF E3.S drives or 8 E3.S (x4) drives and 4 CXL devices in the E3.S 2T form factor. With this flexibility, different use cases, including in-memory database applications, can benefit from efficient storage expansion.

With the improved H13 systems, the latest AMD EPYC processors can be easily integrated into the existing setup without the need for further adjustments.

H13 GPU-optimized Systems

The H13 GPU-optimised systems are state-of-the-art servers based on open standards that deliver best-in-class performance and ease of maintenance. Their modular design allows for easy component replacement without the need for tools. These systems are powered by two AMD EPYC 9004 series processors that deliver impressive computing power. They also offer a wide range of GPU options, including the latest PCIe, OAM and NVIDIA SXM technology. These GPU systems are ideal for workloads involving demanding AI training, High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data analytics. With their superior performance and flexibility, they meet the needs of businesses looking for powerful and efficient solutions.

H13 Hyper

Supermicro’s H13 Hyper series represents a groundbreaking advancement in rackmount servers. With the 1U and 2U dual-socket models, it sets new standards in performance and reliability. These servers are purposefully designed to handle even the most demanding workloads. With a wide range of memory and I/O options, they offer a high degree of flexibility and allow customisation to meet a wide range of application requirements. In addition, the H13 Hyper series impresses with its sophisticated, tool-free design that enables easy management and maintenance.

H13 CloudDC

The single-socket H13 CloudDC is a state-of-the-art solution that leverages the advanced features of AMD EPYC processor core density. With its impressive I/O and storage capabilities, providing 2 or 4 PCIe 5.0 slots for GPUs and two AIOM slots (PCIe 5.0; OCP 3.0 compliant) for maximum data throughput, this server sets new standards in the industry. The 1U and 2U H13 CloudDC system design with tool-less brackets, hot-swap drive bays and redundant power supplies simplifies maintenance and enables efficient deployment in data centres of any size.

H13 GrandTwin

Supermicro’s H13 GrandTwin™ is an innovative 2U 4-node system specifically designed to maximise the performance of a single processor. By using AMD EPYC 9004 series processors, an optimal balance between computing power, memory capacity and energy efficiency is achieved. With its four nodes in a compact 2U form factor, the H13 GrandTwin offers high density and enables efficient use of available data centre space. With its hot-swappable nodes and flexible configuration, the H13 GrandTwin is ideal for workloads such as CDN, multi-access edge computing, cloud gaming and high-availability cache clusters.

Supermicro: Quality and performance in motherboards, power supplies and enclosures”

Supermicro is an internationally active company that is considered one of the leading providers of customised total IT solutions. Founded in San Jose, California, Supermicro excels in innovation and sets trends in enterprise solutions, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and 5G telecommunications and edge IT infrastructures. Supermicro offers a wide range of products and services, including servers, AI systems, storage solutions, IoT devices, switches and custom software solutions. In addition, Supermicro is known for its world-class production of motherboards, power supplies and enclosures that ensure the highest performance, reliability and quality.

Our products are designed and manufactured in our own facilities in the USA, Taiwan and the Netherlands. We rely on global operations to ensure efficient and scalable production. At the same time, our goal is to optimise total cost of ownership and reduce environmental impact through green computing. With our award-winning product range, Server Building Block Solutions®, we offer our customers the opportunity to optimally match their systems to their individual workloads and applications. They can choose from a wide range of flexible and reusable building blocks that support an extensive range of form factors, processors, memory, GPUs, storage, networking, power and cooling solutions (air-conditioned, free air cooling or liquid cooling).

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