On Tuesday morning, (AMD - Get Report) announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) (AMZN - Get Report) , 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 - Get Report) 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.