AMD announces second-gen Radeon Pro Duo graphics card
Slower than Radeon Pro Duo Fiji XT with quadruple the memory for $999
On Monday, Advanced Micro Devices took the wraps off its most powerful workstation graphics card to date, the Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo. The card is a follow-up of last year’s computing powerhouse featuring two Fury X cores and is once again marketed for superior multi-tasking, accelerated applications, and the creation and playback of VR content.
Snapdragon 835 leak counts eight cores
Snapdragon 660 with A73+A53
Qualcomm has already revealed that Snapdragon 835 is officially the world’s first 10nm SoC, and Fudzilla exclusively posted this in April 2016. At that time, Qualcomm didn't want to officially talk about the insides of the Snapdragon 835, but a leaked roadmap claims that the new SoC has 4+4 cores based on updated Kryo 200 architecture.
AMD Zen to come in three product tiers
“Easily clocked” to 4.2GHz with standard air or liquid cooling
Last week, two Chinese sources revealed some details regarding the naming schemes and potential pricing of AMD’s upcoming Zen-based desktop processor lineup, codenamed “Summit Ridge”.
Engineering samples are out already
AMD has revealed a heap of details about its 32-core Zen based product - codenamed Naples - and we have a few things to add.
AMD’s CEO showcases 8 and 32 core Zen
Summit ridge and Naples
Fudzilla exclusively wrote about the 32 core Zen codenamed Naples some two months ago in quite detail and people called us crazy. Now it turns out we were right on the money.
16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl
SP4 BGA in mid-2017
Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.
Zen APU will have a Polaris GPU
Exclusive: Comes in 2017
AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said both publicly and to Fudzilla exclusively that its desktop Zen comes first, followed by server, notebook and embedded products. We have some exclusive news about the first Zen based APU that will come with four Zen cores and Polaris graphics.
AMD officially launches the Radeon RX 480
Starts the rebellion with US $199 Polaris card
AMD has officially launched its first graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU architecture and 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the Radeon RX 480.
AMD Zeppelin is an 8 core Zen
Exclusive: Up to four Zeppelin clusters for 32-core Naples option
A few months back Nick wrote about AMD Zen processor found in a Linux Kernel Mailing List confirming that Zeppelin had support for eight bundles of four cores on a single chip, or 32 physical processing cores.
Polaris 10, available June 29th
Ahead of its evening keynote at Computex 2016, AMD graphics chief Raja Koduri has just introduced what we used to call "Polaris". The company has decided on branding its tenth-generation graphics lineup the Radeon RX 400 Series, beginning first with the Radeon RX 480.