Huge chip showcased
Lisa Su, AMD’s CEO, has showed the first Naples chip and, trust us, it looks good.
8 channel DDR-4 support
A computer engineer at CERN has leaked information about AMD’s doings for Operon after Zen becomes its architecture of choice.
Not doing as well as expected
Buried in the AMD results was a note which seemed to hint that AMD's plan to flog ARM based server chips was not going very well.
140W max TDP
Opteron processors based on the Zen architecture are coming in 2016 (hopefully) and we expect to see them using 14nm GlobalFoundries' manufacturing process.
No APU, 16MB L2, 64MB L3 cache
We recently showed you a new 16 Zen core next generation processor with Greenland integrated graphics and DDR4 support.
12- and 16-core Opteron 6338P and 6370P
Blasphemic x86-ARM mixed racks possible
Opteron X2150 APU and X1150 CPU
Steamroller in mid-2014