AMD announces 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
Monday, 08 January 2018 20:21

AMD announces 7nm Vega


Instinct, artificial intelligence first

Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.

Raja’s replacement at AMD will come from outside
Published in Graphics


Several confirmations

Without pointing any fingers and naming any names, Fudzilla had confirmation that Raja Koduri's successor to run the graphics side of the business will come from outside of AMD.

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 December 2017 09:32

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi


Way too early for that

Sorry to disappoint AMD fans but the new_chip.gfx10.mmSUPER_SECRET.enable [0: 0] is not Navi, as that is unlikely to show in 2018.

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:17

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure


10nm Intel part

Kaby Lake G might not be the only flirtation between Intel and AMD (RTG), there are some future parts in the pipeline,  too.

Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 November 2017 14:03

Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC


The one after Snapdragon 845

Korean based Etnews has mentioned that Qualcomm 7nm manufacturing has been a big win for TSMC while two other US and China customers chose Samsung’s 7nm. TSMC traditionially have dibs on Nvidia and MediaTek too. 

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs
Published in Processors
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:35

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs


Discrete graphics solutions too

Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:04

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks


Let’s downgrade them when making money

AMD took a bit hit after Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore thought he'd figured out AMD, and he doesn’t see rosy things for the company.

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive in late 2018
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:57

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive in late 2018


Volume shipments in early 2019

It looks like that you will see first 7nm SoCs in the second half of 2018 and currently all the major players are working on designs.

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019
Published in Processors
Saturday, 30 September 2017 20:11

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019


12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019

It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive late 2018
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 September 2017 09:59

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive late 2018


Mass production in 2019

The current generation of SoC and the one that comes after will remain at 10nm, since it will take some time to move to 7nm. This is the conclusion we gathered after talking to a number of industry insiders.