Re: [AMBER] Amber 20 on AMD ryzen + Nvidia 30XX

From: Charo del Genio <>
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2020 21:26:56 +0000

On 08/11/2020 18:20, Jordi Bujons wrote:
> Hi,
> At our group we are considering buying a new machine equipped with one or
> two 3080 or 3090 GPUs to run Amber 20. The computer store recommends to get
> an AMD based computer, with a Ryzen 3960X CPU and a TRX40 motherboard that
> supports the PCIe 4.0 bus present in Nvidia 3080/3090. I have seen several
> comments on the list about the 3080 and 3090 GPUs, but does anybody has
> experience with such a combination of CPU+GPU? Will Amber 20 take much
> advantage of having PCIe 4.0 rather than PCIe 3.0?
> Any comments will be appreciated.
> Jordi

Hi Jordi,
        I'm also running it on a cluster based on AMD EPYC, although without CUDA, and I have to say it works great.



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