AMD and Microsoft Partnership for AI in PCs
AMD and Microsoft have collaborated to enhance artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in PCs. They introduced the upcoming AMD Instinct MI300X accelerator, AMD EPYC CPUs, and AMD Ryzen CPUs with AI engines, making strides in cloud computing, generative AI, Confidential Computing, and PC intelligence.
AMD Instinct MI300X Accelerator and Azure Integration
- The AMD Instinct MI300X accelerator powers Microsoft's new Azure ND MI300X v5 Virtual Machine series for AI tasks.
- Azure becomes the first platform to integrate this new accelerator, offering improved efficiency and scalability.
- AMD-powered VMs are part of Microsoft's infrastructure supporting AI innovations for businesses.
Ryzen AI Adoption and Collaboration with Microsoft
- Ryzen AI, the first dedicated AI accelerator on an x86 processor, is gaining widespread adoption.
- Over 50 systems equipped with Ryzen 7000 Series processors and Ryzen AI, resulting in millions of available AMD AI PCs.
- Collaboration with Microsoft brings Windows Studio Effects to Ryzen AI PCs, with ongoing efforts to expand AI capabilities for consumers.
4th Gen AMD EPYC Processors and New VM Series
- 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors are at the core of a new generation of versatile, memory-intensive, and compute-optimized virtual machines (VMs).
- Microsoft's latest VM series, set to enter public preview in early 2024, promises up to 20% better performance for various VM workloads.
AMD Influence on Azure NGads V620 Series of VMs
- Azure NGads V620 series of VMs, now available to the public, combine AMD Radeon PRO V620 GPUs and 3rd Gen AMD EPYC CPUs.
- These VMs cater to workloads requiring higher GPU resources, supporting tasks like gaming, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and rendering.
NVIDIA's HGX H200 AI Computer
- NVIDIA also announced its HGX H200 AI computer, set to power Microsoft's platform along with AWS, Goo