IPC

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Keeps Pace With Kaby Lake IPC

When AMD first revealed their new architecture, the goal was for a 40% IPC uplift on top of Excavator. Over time, that got changed to 40%+ and now that Ryzen has launched, AMD ...

February 24, 2017 at 10:25 pm by

AMD 8 Core Zen 95W CPU May Launch in October

With each passing week, it seems like more rumors are coming concerning AMD’s upcoming Zen processors. From previous reports, we had expected AMD to release Zen near ...

March 14, 2016 at 10:00 am by
Zen

AMD Patch Reveals Zen Cache Changes

With AMD CPU market share down in the pits, everyone is looking towards Zen to give Intel some competition in the high-end segment. Even with DX12 reducing the need for a ...

March 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm by

AMD Expects 40%+ IPC Increase for Zen

After many years of lagging CPU performance, AMD has suffered diminishing market and financial performance. This may change later this year as AMD comes back with their new ...

January 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm by

AMD Zen to use TSMC 16nm as GF 14nm Falters

TSMC has just scored a major CPU customer as AMD is allegedly moving their Zen CPUs over to the fab. Originally meant for GlobalFoundries 14nm process, delays at the once AMD ...

September 25, 2015 at 9:26 am by

AMD Confident Zen Will Deliver on Performance

AMD took a blow this past week after another major departure. While some have taken Jim Keller’s departure to be negative news, we aren’t so sure. Internally ...

September 21, 2015 at 9:29 am by

Intel Skylake μArch Analysis from IDF 2015

Despite launching the i7 6700K and i5 6600K based off the Skylake μArch earlier this month, Intel has kept the wraps on the μArch till IDF [Intel Developer Forum] 2015 ...

August 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Rumors Suggest AMD Zen Instruction Set Parity with Haswell/Broadwell

While AMD has released some details about Zen at their Financial Analyst Day earlier this year, details have still been a bit scant. What we already know is that Zen will have ...

August 14, 2015 at 10:30 am by

Leaked Skylake Slides Suggest Focus on iGPU

More Skylake details have leaked out ahead of its August launch and this time around, we’re being treated to what appears to be official Intel slides. Once again, it ...

July 24, 2015 at 9:24 am by

New AMD Zen Core Details Leaked

New information for AMD’s upcoming CPU architecture has been leaked ahead of the company’s annual Financial Analyst Day. The leak image appears to be an official ...

April 27, 2015 at 11:17 pm by


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