In the recent Advancing AI event held in San Jose, AMD made several exciting announcements. First off, they introduced the AMD Instinct™ MI300 series of accelerators and the AMD ROCm 6 open software ecosystem. These new introductions are set to bring about significant progress in the field of generative AI.
Moreover, AMD also launched the Ryzen™ 8040 Series processors. This new addition is expected to bolster AMD’s dominance in mobile offerings by providing enhanced power, efficiency, and performance compared to their rivals.
AMD Delivers Complete Ecosystem of AI Solutions, Launches Instinct MI300 Series
Dr. Lisa Su, AMD Chair and CEO, highlighted during her keynote address the partnerships with industry giants like Dell, HPE, Lenovo, Microsoft, Oracle Cloud, and more. These partnerships are leveraging AMD’s AI hardware to facilitate high-performance computing and generative AI applications across various sectors.
Specific examples include the Microsoft Azure ND MI300X v5 Virtual Machine (VM) series, optimized for AI workloads and powered by AMD Instinct MI300X accelerators. The much-anticipated 2 exaflop supercomputer, El Capitan, housed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is equipped with AMD Instinct MI300A APUs.
Other notable collaborations include Dell’s PowerEdge XE9680 servers featuring AMD Instinct 300X accelerators and a Dell Validated Design with ROCm-powered AI frameworks, and HPE’s newly announced HPE Cray Supercomputing EX255a accelerator blade, powered by AMD Instinct MI300A APUs.
Finally, AMD is also expanding its AI PC leadership with laptops powered by AMD Ryzen™ 8040 Series processors. These laptops are expected to hit the market in Q1 from multiple partners such as Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and others. This will provide the market with an increased number of AI PCs. In addition, AMD has released new Ryzen AI Software to simplify the deployment of models on Ryzen AI PCs.