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ASRock Rack Announces Availability of AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series Processor Solutions, Setting a New Standard for the Modern Datacenter

Taipei, Taiwan – August 8, 2019 – ASRock Rack Inc., specialized in the field of high performance cloud computing server hardware, announces new server solutions supporting the latest performance breakthrough AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series processors designed for data centers, HPC and cloud computing.

The ASRock Rack 2U 4-node high-density server platform, 2U4N-F-ROM-M3, delivers high performance and efficiency for today's high density compute datacenter, colocation, and web hosting applications. Each node features up to four hot-swappable 2.5" SATA SSD drive bays for exceptional storage capacity, low-profile PCIe 4.0 slots with additional OCP mezzanine 3.0 card for flexible networking capability, and redundant 1600W Platinum efficiency power supplies in a 2U space-efficient form factor. The advantages of front access, simplified maintenance and management, and minimize service down-time meet customers' demands of compute-intensive workloads.

"Driven by AMD's history of datacenter innovation, including 7nm process technology, first x86 supplier to support PCIe 4.0 and embedded security features, the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processors set a new standard for the modern datacenter," said Scott Aylor, corporate vice president and general manager, Datacenter Solutions Group, AMD. "Together, these innovations deliver the breakthrough performance customers need."

"The new AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processors were designed to deliver optimized performance, flexibility, and agility to meet today's datacenter workload demands," said Weishi Sa, President of ASRock Rack. "With continuous server motherboard and platform innovations featuring new AMD EPYC processors, ASRock Rack helps customers get a new level of integration and performance for their modern datacenters to achieve cost savings and energy efficiency."

ROMED8QM-2T ATX Server Motherboard

ASRock Rack also releases the new single-socket AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series Processors-based ATX server motherboard: ROMED8QM-2T, featuring up to eight DIMM slots supporting eight-channel DDR-3200MHz memory and dual 10GbE Base-T LAN ports. The ROMED8QM-2T supports up to 7 SlimLine PCIe® slots, two OCP Mezzanine 2.0 slots for OCP LAN cards, and two additional PCIe® 4.0 x16 slots for other high performance cards, targeted at high-speed cache server, hot data and rendering cache applications.

ROMED8HM3 Half-width Motherboard

The ASRock Rack ROMED8HM3 high-density, half-width server motherboard features optimized cost and performance design for multi-node compute server and proprietary form factor appliance usage. With one OCP Mezzanine 3.0 for high-speed OCP LAN card, one low-profile PCIe 4.0 x16 and one PCIe 4.0 x24 slots in half-width form factor, the ROMED8HM3 supports flexible expansion capability of diverse storage and networking applications. Two M.2 ports accommodate 30110-size SSDs with support for scalable storage options and PCIe® 4.0 bandwidth for faster boot speeds.

For more information on AMD EPYC™ Processor-based platforms, please visit our website at www.asrockrack.com/minisite/EPYC.

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