First AMD Zen chips may not be quad-core parts
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AMD prepares for IPC race with Intel

In May 2015, we reported that AMD’s first Zen CPUs, launching in Q4 2016, would most likely be quad-core chips based on a presentation slide showing the company’s Zen core units scaling up to four cores with shared L3 cache. According to new information released one year later, this may not be the case and, the company could be preparing to launch eight and six-core variants in a tight efficiency race against Intel's 'Kaby Lake' CPUs.

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86
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Lisa Su, AMD's CEO confirms

Ever since AMD announced a Chinesejoint joint server venture, people have been asking around to get a bit more details. Now AMD's CEO has confirmed the technology involved is both x86 and ARM.

IBM Power is back from the dead
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Opening the platform up helped

It appears that IBM’s Power system, which had been largely written off, is back from the dead and Biggish Blue’s attempt to resurrect it might have paid off.

ARM getting attention from server makers
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Five sign up

More than five computer makers have announced that they are going to use servers with ARM processors.

AMD's ARM plans pushed to speed up Zen X86 introduction
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Zen can reboot server business for AMD

Many have noticed that AMD had pushed the plans to introduce its Skylake processors in 2015. This was supposed to unify the ARM and X86 processors from AMD in the same socket. 

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
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Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.

The next generation Opteron has 32 Zen x86 cores
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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. 

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed
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Has integrated Greenland HBM GPU

We have mentioned both AMD's Zen core processors, as well as Greenland HBM memory powered graphics in the past, but now we have a few more details. 

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Products coming by the end of the year

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