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Enter Your Animation in Pixar’s RenderMan NASA Space Images Art Challenge
  • November 1, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

For the first time, challengers can run their designs using thousands of AMD EPYC™ core CPUs, enabling artists to develop the most complex animations and the most amazing visualizations. “The contestants have access to this professional-grade render farm just like the pros. It levels the playing field,” said James Knight, the director of entertainment for AMD. “You can make scenes that weren’t possible before on your own PC,” he said.

On November 10 Supermicro will announce new computers with new AMD processors
Register to Watch Supermicro's Sweeping A+ Launch Event on Nov. 10
  • October 28, 2022
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Join Supermicro online Nov. 10th to watch the unveiling of the company’s new A+ systems -- featuring next-generation AMD EPYC™ processors. They can't tell us any more right now. But you can register for a link to the event by scrolling down and signing-up on this page.

Conceptual image of the speed of the AMD Threadripper CPU
AMD’s Threadripper: Higher-Performance Computing from a Desktop Processor
  • October 5, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

The AMD Threadripper™ CPU may be a desktop processor, but desktop computing was never like this. The new chipset comes in a variety of multi-core versions, with a maximum of 64 cores running up to 128 threads, 256MB of L3 cache and 2TB of DDR 8-channel memory. The newest Threadrippers are built with AMD’s latest 7 nanometer dies.  

Visual FX (effects)
Innovations from Supermicro and AMD Help Create Visual Effects for Blur Studio
  • September 1, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Blur Studio calculated it could replace a competitor's 500-node server farm with just 56 Supermicro A+ servers equipped with AMD EPYC™ CPUs, getting equivalent processing power.

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