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AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO Processors Selected for Next-Generation NVIDIA GeForce NOW Cloud Gaming Platform
October 25, 2021 News


AMD recently announced Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO processors that will help power the new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership tier from NVIDIA. Driven by AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors, the new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership gives next-generation cloud gaming experiences to players everywhere.

NVIDIA’s GeForce SuperPods harness the class-leading performance of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO with unparalleled core counts and high-frequency clock speeds to support over 39 petaflops of graphics performance. Each processor also features 128 PCIe® Gen 4 lanes, industry-leading connectivity, and unmatched memory bandwidth[i] to ensure GeForce NOW RTX 3080 members have the technology required for a smooth, reliable experience.

“The Ryzen Threadripper PRO lineup was designed to offer users incredible performance and unrivalled bandwidth and sets the industry standard for extreme computing performance across a range of use cases, including the rapidly-growing cloud gaming space”, said Chris Kilburn, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Client Component Business at AMD. “Working with NVIDIA, it is clear that the expansive feature set of Ryzen Threadripper PRO is the perfect platform to power their next-generation cloud gaming experience”.

“The GeForce NOW SuperPOD and GeForce NOW RTX 3080 gaming experience are the culmination of over a decade’s worth of cloud gaming advancements that will enable low-latency cloud gaming at 1440p and 120 frames per second for the first time”, said Phil Eisler, Vice President and General Manager of GeForce NOW at NVIDIA. “AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO Processors provide the best CPU, memory, and I/O performance for our gaming workload for this generation, helping to deliver a massive leap in performance for gamers”.

GeForce NOW Founders and Priority members have early access to preorder GeForce NOW RTX3080 starting today. Find out more about availability and pricing here.

[i] Based on AMD internal analysis June 1, 2020, comparing memory bandwidth specifications of AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO to Intel Xeon Scalable 8280. CPP-06.”