NVIDIA selects AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO for next-generation GeForce NOW service

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Press release

AMD has announced Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors that will run the new NVIDIA cloud gaming service “GeForce NOW RTX 3080“. Powered by AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors, the new “GeForce NOW RTX 3080” service brings the transition from 1080p resolution to 1440p @ 120 fps and even 4K!

NVIDIA’s GeForce SuperPods utilizes the top performance of AMD RyzenThreadripper PRO with an unmatched number of cores and high-frequency operating frequencies to support over 39 petaflops of gaming performance. Each processor also features 128 PCIe Gen 4 lines, industry-leading connectivity, and unparalleled memory throughput to ensure GeForce NOW RTX 3080 service members have the technology needed for a seamless and reliable gaming experience.

The Ryzen Threadripper PRO line is designed to offer customers incredible performance and unsurpassed bandwidth and sets industry standards for extreme computing performance in a variety of situations, including the fast-growing cloud gaming space,” said Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager of corporate operations with AMD customers. “Working with NVIDIA, it’s clear that Ryzen Threadripper PRO’s extensive feature set is the perfect platform to launch their next-generation cloud gaming experience.

The GeForce NOW SuperPOD and GeForce NOW RTX 3080 gaming experience are the culmination of decades of cloud gaming advancement and will enable low-lag cloud gaming at 1440p and 120 fps for the first time,” said Deputy Phil Eisler – President and CEO of GeForce NOW at NVIDIA. “AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors provide the best CPU, memory, and I / O performance for our gaming load for this generation, helping players get a huge jump in performance.

Subscribers and priority members of the GeForce NOW service have early access to pre-sale GeForce NOW RTX 3080 starting today. Find out more about availability and prices here.

By: Olivia J. – Zexron