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.
Huge chip showcased
Lisa Su, AMD’s CEO, has showed the first Naples chip and, trust us, it looks good.
Server motherboards stand for comfort
Motherboard makers have been getting a good kicking over recent years but Gigabyte is seeing some light at the end of the tunnel thanks to increased shipments for server motherboards.
Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that European server sales have slid by 12.9 percent.
2H 2017 Raven Ridge for notebooks
AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said that Summit Ridge, the processor that we will know as Ryzen, will arrive in Q1 2017 and she mentioned that Naples Zen for server will appear in Q2 and Raven Ridge, Zen APU will deliver in the second half of 2017.
Meet the Centriq 2400
There is a company with a hot server SoC based on ARM architecture developed from the ground up that has just announced commercial sampling of the world’s first 10nm 48 Core SoC and guess what that company is called? Qualcomm. So, Qualcomm beats Intel at its own game and managed to announce and sample the world’s first mobile and now server 10nm SoC.
Protecting our investment
Senior Russian officials have admitted being in secret communication with Donald Trump and providing him with instructions during the US election.
Let down by suppliers
Software king of the world, Microsoft is sourcing the parts for its servers itself rather than relying on its ODM partners.
Rent deep learning
Scan in the UK plans to offer the Nvidia DGX-1 deep learning super computer to buy or even to rent. This is a unique approach as many deep learning startups will get the chance to try the system before they buy it. And there are many universities which would love to get their hands on 170 teraFlops of deep learning performance.