Mark Papermaster confirms
One thing that you need to think about after the launch of the Zen and EPYC is that the company's CTO is claiming that Zen 2 will continue as a success story.
Will take some time
Fudzilla has already mentioned Jim Keller, the hardware engineer that was one of the key people for finishing what was considered to be the overambitious AMD Zen CPU project. Keller now works for Tesla, and our well-informed friends confirmed that he is building a self-driving platform for the company.
K12 ARM future unconfirmed
We're not sure if many people caught the fact that in last week's financial analyst update, AMD didn’t mention anything about the K12 and future ARM server products. We reached out and asked it for a comment.
Zen-based CPU with possible Vega-based GPU
An unnamed AMD Raven Ridge APU has been spotted in SiSoftware database showing a few more details about the upcoming Zen-based APU from AMD.
Sources close to the matter
Ryzen 7 and now Ryzen 5 have launched and they are putting enormous pressure on Intel in the top-level market segment. After a whole decade, price/performance is definitely on AMD's side and even the upcoming Naples 32 core server part will put enormous pressure on Intel’s cash cow in the server market.
As Fudzilla reported last year
This is one of these "we told you so" moments, as we've already written many details about AMD 32 core Naples server – a data center processor.
AMD CEO Lisa Su said it was complicated
AMD CEO Lisa Su has been spilling the beans about the complex problems that AMD had getting Zen into the shops.
10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer
AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas.
There has been much discussion about the eight cores sixteen threads Ryzen CPU and the fact that it will compete quite well against Intel's Core i7 6950 extreme edition but it looks like the Zen with eight cores with sixteen threads will get really close to the performance of the Core i7 7700K.