Improves virtualisation and DRAM
AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.
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.
More than 80 per cent
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that AMD’s 14nm manufacturing process has a yield of 80 percent.
Fully enabled Polaris 11 GPU with 1024 SPs
Although we knew about it for quite some time, AMD has now officially unveiled its Radeon RX 560 graphics card, which comes with a fully-enabled Polaris 11 GPU and up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory.
Still coming in Q3 2017
While AMD is happily selling Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 CPUs and has announced the Ryzen Threadripper series, there is not much information about the Ryzen 3 lineup, other than it is expected to launch in Q3 2017.
The Zen 2-based, Zen 3 will be called Milan
AMD has presented a long-term 7nm roadmap and the new codenames for the server products have an Italian theme.
Vega for scientists, engineers, and designers
Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of RTG, took to the stage at the 2017 Financial Analyst Day and showed the new Vega Frontier Edition graphics card. This Vega is made for data scientists, immersion engineers, and product designers.