Ryzen in Q1 and Vega in Q2
AMD has announced its Q4 financial results reporting a revenue of US $1.11 billion and an operating loss of three million dollars, which is still way better than financial analysts expected and has once again confirmed that both Ryzen CPUs and Vega-based GPUs are on track.
Only quad- and octa-core SKUs
According to the latest rumor, AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU lineup might lack a 6-core version, due to the fact that AMD cen't partially disable the four-core Zen module.
Coming in August
According to the latest leak, we now have more information regarding the first batch of Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs that will be launching sometime in August, together with the new X299 chipset.
Ready for overclocking
A set of new AMD Ryzen slides that have surfaced recently has confirmed that the entire Ryzen CPU lineup will have an unlocked multiplier and be ready for launch by the end of Q1 2017.
Leak from the Doom demo PC system
It appears that AMD brought a new Ryzen CPU ES sample to CES 2017 show, which is now running at 3.6GHz base and 3.9GHz CPU Turbo clock, which is by 200MHz higher than the chip seen at the New Horizon event last year.
No details but it runs Star Wars Battlefront
Although the big event is scheduled to start in about 16 hours, AMD already has a running system with Ryzen CPU and Vega GPU at the CES 2017 show floor.
Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock
At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.
Summit Ridge coming in Q1 2017
A set of leaked slides confirms that AMD has decided to brand its upcoming Zen-based Summit Ridge AM4 CPUs as Ryzen and these should be coming in Q1 2017.
CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm
Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.