Since the showing of the Ryzen 3000 series processor containing a single 8-core compute chiplet during AMD’s CES 2019 keynote, everybody and their dog was certain that one day, AMD will release a 16-core Ryzen processor. Many of us expected that this would happen during the recent Computex keynote, but only a 12-core part was […]
2019 Will mark a special year for AMD, it will be recorded in the history books as the first year in which AMD caught up with and surpassed the competition in x86-64 desktop processors.
Chinese hardware site HKEPC had an exclusive look at AMD’s latest Threadripper 2990X which was announced at Computex two weeks ago. Specifications, speed and benchmarks are revealed.
Afraid of the expected Threadripper version 2 announcement during AMD’s keynote the following day, Intel tried to steal some of that thunder. The Intel team decided to demo an overclocked 28-core server part as their next generation high-end desktop cpu.
On several occasions, AMD executives pointed out that the Zen and Zen+ cores, which are used in the current Ryzen line-up, would be succeeded with a full line of worthy successors. An overview on Zen 2, Zen 3 and Zen …
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe engineer was spotted spending time to clean up and improve the “znver1” AMD first generation Zen support in the LLVM compiler. A compiler turns human readable programming code into executable binaries which users can actually run.
After releasing the Zen+ based desktop processors, AMD will focus on getting the real successor to Zen, dubbed ‘Zen 2’, out of the door. Zen 2 will be manufactured on a new 7nm process and will sport many more enhancements than just a process improvement.
On AMD’s roadmap, the Threadripper 12 nm Zen+ refresh was always scheduled for the third quarter of 2018. In the recent Ryzen Pro announcements it became clear that AMD is still on track on delivering the successor to AMD’s high-end desktop segment processor line up. Q3 Release Whisper in knowledgable circles is that AMD’s top […]
The latest Spectre NG security flaw is not applicable on AMD’s Ryzen and Epyc processors. AMD’s processors were not mentioned in the Spectre NG press release.
The new H310 chipset, which is aimed at budget PCs, is the first to move over to the smaller 14nm process. Offering possible improvements in speed, power consumption and lower production costs.