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AMD unveils new details for its next-generation 2017 Zen CPU core

AMD unveils new details for its next-generation 2017 Zen CPU core ” That’s the word from AMD, which dropped some new details in a private press event about its forthcoming Zen architecture.The company is also focusing on throughput with Zen, with 8MB L3 cache and a new cache memory hierarchy.

AMD posts strong Q4 2016 results, confirms Ryzen, Vega launch dates

AMD posts strong Q4 2016 results, confirms Ryzen, Vega launch dates Currently, most of AMD’s revenue is driven by console sales, and Microsoft and Sony order the most hardware in Q3 as they ramp up to meet holiday demand.The company has more cash on-hand, and while it’s carrying a higher inventory load, that’s likely related to the upcoming Ryzen launch.

AMD says Naples will outperform Intel’s $5,000 Xeon E5-2699A v4 CPU for servers

AMD says Naples will outperform Intel’s $5,000 Xeon E5-2699A v4 CPU for servers Now AMD is back with its Naples server processors slated to arrive in the second quarter of 2017.Given that servers based on this chip will have two sockets, that totals up to 64 cores and 128 threads.

AMD's new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel's data center monopoly

AMD's new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel's data center monopoly Back in 2006, AMD’s server business was one of the company’s biggest success stories.Its share of the worldwide server business peaked in Q2 2006, at just under 25% of the market.

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads Unlike the venerable ATX standard, this one is designed for data centers and aimed at maximizing GPU performance as part of Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative.According to Nvidia, HGX-1 is designed “to meet the exploding demand for AI computing in the cloud — in fields such as autonomous driving, personalized healthcare, superhuman voice recognition, data and video analytics, and molecular simulations.

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors Marketing materials need to be updated, and additional explanations prepared for when the new naming system and new products both go live.As for the naming scheme itself, Intel appears to be jettisoning all reference to model types in favor of precious metals — Xeon Gold and Xeon Platinum.

AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss

AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss The company’s operating loss of $29 million was significantly lower than last year, when it reported a $68 million operating loss.Net loss was $73 million and $109 million in Q1 2017 versus Q1 206.

AMD confirms Vega and Naples will come to market this quarter

AMD confirms Vega and Naples will come to market this quarter The confirmation came during a recent earnings call, where AMD also reported strong revenue for the first quarter of 2017, though it wasn’t enough to turn a profit.While it didn’t manage to turn a profit in the first quarter of this year, it still saw revenue rise by 18 percent over the same period in 2016.

AMD's New Epyc Server Brand to Take on Deep Learning

AMD's New Epyc Server Brand to Take on Deep Learning We’ve known the codename for AMD’s Ryzen server CPUs, Naples, but the company unveiled the actual brand name today.Henceforth, AMD’s server CPUs will be sold under the Epyc brand.

Microsoft Preps 'Advanced' Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs

Microsoft Preps 'Advanced' Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs Once upon a time (read: the 1990s), the difference between a true workstation PC and a desktop or consumer system were impossible to miss.They ran different operating systems, used different CPUs and graphics solutions, and had specialized hardware components that were difficult or, in some cases, impossible to fit into a standard x86 consumer system.