On Tuesday morning, (AMD) announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) (AMZN) , still easily the world's biggest cloud infrastructure provider, is launching three cloud computing instances that use AMD's Epyc server CPUs, rather than (like existing AWS instances) Intel's (INTL) Xeon CPUs. The deal follows similar AMD cloud partnerships with Microsoft, Baidu and Tencent.

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Amazon.com says that the AMD-powered instances are 10% cheaper than existing, comparable, Intel-powered instances. During a talk with TheStreet, AMD CEO Lisa Su talked about the importance of the AWS partnership, and the types of workloads that Epyc CPUs are often being used for.

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