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ASRock Rack Announces The Broadest Compatibility of AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series Processor Solutions for Breakthrough Performance

Taipei, Taiwan – March 16 , 2021 – ASRock Rack Inc., specialized in the field of high performance cloud computing server hardware, designed to meet the huge demand for more compute in big data analytics, HPC and cloud computing of entire portfolio of new server solutions fully supports the newly announced high-frequency AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors.

The AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors is the x86-architecture server processor based on the "Zen 3" core architecture and 7nm technology, bringing breakthrough performance and a new level of performance.

The ASRock Rack has a superior portfolio of systems, offers high-density 2U and 4U servers solutions, 2U4N-F-ROME-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, up to 6 standard PCIe® Gen4 slots with the additional OCP mezzanine 3.0 cards.

Moreover, the 4U8G-ROME2/2T and 4U10G-ROME2/2T are interconnected 4-GPU and 8-GPU boards as well as 8 PCI-E based on the four- and eight-way boards. The memory-optimized configuration supports for up to 16+16 DIMM slots and up to 10 dual-slot width PCIe® Gen4 slots in a high-density form factor. Supporting the hot-swap NVMe, and redundant AC/DC power supplies, these features make them ideal for enterprise, cloud, virtualization, and HPC applications. And these two server solutions feature the front access that simplified the maintenance and management, and minimize service down-time meet customers' demands of compute-intensive workloads.

"The new AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors were designed to disruptive technology 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 via building application-optimized solutions with a multitude of configuration possibilities. And we also build the breakthrough performance the benefits for customers' modern datacenters to achieve cost savings and energy efficiency for modern supercomputing clusters.

ROMED6U-2L2T Micro-ATX Server Motherboard
ASRock Rack also releases the AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors-based Micro-ATX server motherboard: ROMED6U-2L2T, featuring up to 4x PCIe® 4.0 x16, and the board has support for 14 SATA ports (12 via mini-SAS), three U.2 ports apparently capable of PCIe® 4.0 x8 support, dual 10GbE Base-T LAN ports, and dual 1GbE Base-T LAN ports. Onboard BMC is provided by an ASPEED AST2500, which also has a D-sub 2D video output and a dedicated network interface and six four-pin fan headers. For other high performance cards, that targeted at high-speed cache server, hot data and rendering cache applications.

ROMED4ID-2T Mini-ITX Server Motherboard
The ASRock Rack ROMED4ID-2T, For storage devices, featuring the 4x DIMM slots and single M.2 2280 PCIe® 4.0 x4 slot; there are plenty to accommodate multiple drives, despite the size limitations, with up to sixteen SATA ports support from two of the Slimline ports; states can be configured within the BIOS. This also supports for bulk U.2 storage, with two Slimline ports operating at PCIe® 4.0 x8 or eight SATA ports, and the other four Slimline simply listed as being PCIe®4.0 x8 .

ROME2D16HM3 Half-width Motherboard
The ASRock Rack ROME2D16HM3 is high-density server motherboard that features performance design for multi-node compute server and proprietary form factor appliance usage. With two PCIe® 4.0 x24 slots in half-width form factor, and one OCP Mezzanine 3.0 for high-speed OCP LAN card that supports one low-profile PCIe® 4.0 x16 and, the ROME2D16HM3 supports flexible expansion capability of diverse storage and networking applications. Two M.2 ports accommodate SSDs with support for scalable storage options and PCIe® 4.0 bandwidth for faster boot speeds.

For more information on AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processor-based platforms, please visit our website at https://www.asrockrack.com/minisite/EPYC2021/

For more purchasing information, please visit https://www.asrockrack.com/general/buy.asp to contact one of our local partners, or email us directly, ASRockRack_sales@asrockrack.com

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