During the AMD Computex keynote speech delivered by CEO Lisa Su and others, AMD announced that the second generation Epyc server processors are on track for delivery in 2019. The Epyc 2 series will skip the Zen+ 12 nm refresh and instead receive the all new Zen 2 cores produced at 7 nm.
During the Computex keynote, AMD revealed the very first 7 nm gpu. The Vega gpu sample was powering a Radeon Instinct accelerator card with 32 GB of high bandwidth memory (hbm2).
On the 2018 edition of the Computex trade show in Taipei, AMD revealed the successor to the Ryzen Threadripper line of processors, bumping the second generation to 32 cores.
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.
UDOO, the Italian manufacturer of ‘maker’ boards, launched their first Ryzen Embedded single board computer on Kickstarter today. The UDOO Bolt features unprecedented cpu and graphics power, never before seen in a single board computer.
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 …
According to a update to the security post on AMD’s newsroom section of the AMD website, AMD’s latest processors are not vulnerable for latest Spectre 3a variant revealed by Microsoft and Google Project Zero.
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 […]