Shall we stock up again?
The chief executive officer of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has given a clear warning about the fragility of the semiconductor supply chain, prompted by the ever fiercer rattling of sabres between the United States of America and mainland China.
As well as the Computex 2019 keynote
AMD has announced its new "Next Horizon Gaming" event that will take place at the E3 2019 show on June 10th, which will be live-streamed. It has also announced that the Computex 2019 keynote on May 27th will be live-streamed as well.
We knew it five + years ago
The story is straightforward. Ever since Playstation One, Sony didn’t want to use Nvidia for various reasons nor did Nvidia wantto settle for low console margins offered by Sony.
All about Navi, Zen 2 and EPYC
TAITRA, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, has announced that AMD's President and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, will be holding a keynote at the Computex 2019 with a topic of "The Next Generation of High-Performance Computing", hinting that it will be all about 3rd generation Ryzen, Navi GPU architecture, and upcoming 7nm EPYC datacenter processors.
Possible 16-core SKUs
Although AMD only previewed an 8-core/16-thread engineering sample of 3rd generation Ryzen CPU at the CES 2019 keynote, the delidded CPU showcased at the keynote, as well as comments from Dr. Lisa Su, AMD CEO, suggest that we could see SKUs with two chiplets, so 16-core/32-thread SKUs are possible.
Talk about 7nm CPU and GPU
Last week it was announced that AMD’s President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will be a keynote speaker at the CES 2019. This is a big step up for a smaller x86 player as this use to be a spot for the big players including Intel, Microsoft or Qualcomm.
Becomes a CEO of Lattice Semiconductor
The man who played a key role in Ryzen and Threadripper 1 and 2 comeback, Jim Anderson a general manager at AMD, has left to become the CEO of Lattice Semiconductor, a FPGA maker.
Made at TSMC
During its Q1 2018 financial conference call yesterday, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that 7nm is on track and that 7nm Radeon Instinct is running in its labs.
Sample in 2018, shipping unknown
If there is one difference between journalists to financial investors about the Vega 7 nm there is a very different view. Now, Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD has confirmed that 7nm can be used for artificial intelligence and that it will sample in 2018.