Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U chips
AMD has now made its Mobile Ryzen platform official, matching its Zen CPU architecture with Vega GPU architecture on a single die. The Mobile Ryzen lineup will start with two SKUs, Ryzen 7 2700U and the Ryzen 5 2500U, coming to notebooks and possibly other similar devices during the holiday season.
12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019
It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up
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.