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.
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.
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 …
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.