AMD makes a semi-custom SoC for China market
Updated: Could be perfect for a living room PC
AMD has announced a new semi-custom SoC at ChinaJoy, based on Zen CPU cores and Vega graphics, which was created for ??? Subor company and its new console/PC, expected to launch in late-August.
Playstation 5 will have a customised eight-core Zen chip
At least according to Charlie Demerjian
SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian claims that Sony’s PlayStation 5 hardware will feature an APU composed of customised 8-Core Zen CPU and a Navi-based GPU.
Fresh AMD CPU roadmap with new codenames leaks online
AMD will keep AM4 and TR4 sockets
A fresh leak of AMD's CPU roadmap has leaked online confirming some of the previous rumors and codenames as well as giving a glimpse of new HEDT, CPU and APU codenames that will come in 2020.
AMD officially launches Mobile Ryzen, Zen meets Vega
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.
Zen 2 shapes up for 2019
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
AMD's Zen 2 and Zen 3 7nm are in the pipe
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.
Keller is building self-driving vehicles for Tesla
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.
AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year
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.
AMD 7nm server plans detailed
Zen 2 aka Rome aka Starship 7nm
In June 2016 Fudzilla exclusively wrote that AMD will do a 7nm follow up architecture for its data center / server. It may have taken its time, but AMD confirmed this last week.
AMD quad-core Raven Ridge APU spotted
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.