With 8-core Zen 2 CPU, 36 CU RDNA 2 GPU, and impressive storage SSD
While Microsoft jumped the gun with its Xbox Series X, Sony has now also unveiled some hardware details about its upcoming Playstation 5, showing specifications similar to the Xbox Series X, including an 8-core Zen 2 CPU, 36 CU RDNA 2 GPU, ultra-fast SSD storage, and more.
12 TFLOPs from AMD RDNA 2 GPU and custom AMD Zen 2-based CPU
Microsoft has revealed a few more details about its new Xbox Series X gaming console, including details about the GPU, CPU, new features, and backward compatibility.
First laptops in Q1 2020 and 100+ systems in 2020
A big part of AMD's CES 2020 keynote was about its new 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 series mobile processors based on Zen 2 CPU architecture and 7nm manufacturing process. The Ryzen 4000 mobile processors will be coming in U-, H-, and Pro-series versions, targeting different market segments, and AMD promises big things in the laptop market segment in 2020 as it puts a lot of pressure on Intel.
Zen 2 CPU and next-gen RDNA GPU
After the initial world premiere of the Xbox Series X, a new console that looks a lot like an SFF PC or an HTPC, Microsoft has released a blog post which talks a bit more about the power and the hardware behind it.
Threadripper 3960X and 3970X coming on November 25th
AMD has announced its 3rd generation Threadripper CPUs, and it will start with two SKUs, the 24-core/48-thread Threadripper 3960X, and the 32-core/64-thread Threadripper 3970X. Both will be coming along with the new TRX40 platform and are likely to be available on November 25th for $1399 and $1999, respectively.
Starting with 24-core version
AMD has released an update regarding its future CPU releases, including the 16-core/32-thread Ryzen 9 3950X as well as the new 3rd gen Threadripper CPU series, both of which will be debuting in November.
One for upcoming 3rd gen Threadripper CPUs
More AMD 3rd gen Threadripper rumors have appeared online and while the CPU has been already spotted in the Geekbench database, a list of three new HEDT chipsets have now appeared online.
What appears to be a 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU based on Zen 2 architecture has been spotted on Geekbench, scoring some impressive single- and multi-threaded numbers.
Based on Zen 2 architecture
Although these were not announced or discussed during its Computex 2019 keynote, AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, has confirmed that 3rd generation Threadripper CPUs are coming.
Computex 2019: 7nm Zen 2, 15 percent IPC, PCIe 4.0, and five SKUs
At its Computex 2019 keynote, AMD has unveiled the new 3rd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs based on the 7nm manufacturing process and the new Zen 2 architecture, promising up to 15 percent IPC increase over first-generation Zen architecture and coming on July 7th, with five SKUs for starters.