With its upcoming 32-core ‘Naples’ CPU, AMD aims to carve out a slice of the data center market

With its upcoming 32-core ‘Naples’ CPU, AMD aims to carve out a slice of the data center market

AMD looks set to launch its first Zen-based 'Naples' CPU. Looking at its specifications, the enterprise-level processor looks set to carve a niche in the data center market segment. More details after the jump!
The upcoming AMD Ryzen processor is about 10% smaller than its Intel counterpart

The upcoming AMD Ryzen processor is about 10% smaller than its Intel counterpart

At this week’s International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), AMD engineers presented a whitepaper that revealed the die size of the company’s upcoming Ryzen processor is approximately 10% smaller than its Intel Kaby Lake counterpart.
A resurgent AMD sees huge potential in VR: An interview with David Bennett

A resurgent AMD sees huge potential in VR: An interview with David Bennett

It's an exciting time to be AMD. Virtual reality continues to go from strength to strength, and the company is poised to release its next-generation Ryzen CPU and Vega GPU in the coming months. We speak to David Bennett, Corporate VP at AMD, about ongoing developments in this burgeoning space.
AMD’s Zen is now Ryzen and it’s not just fast, it's super smart too!

AMD’s Zen is now Ryzen and it’s not just fast, it's super smart too!

It's official, AMD's next-generation Zen CPU (formerly known as Summit Ridge) will now be known as Ryzen. We've got the drop on some frequency specs inside as well as a new set of sensing and adaptive technologies called SenseMI.
A broad overview of the improvements coming to AMD’s Zen microarchitecture

A broad overview of the improvements coming to AMD’s Zen microarchitecture

AMD's Zen chips aren't slated to reach mass availability till the early part of 2017, but the company is already at the gates with fresh details about its new architecture. Will Zen be the chip to make AMD a real player in the high-end CPU market again?
AMD’s stock soars after the unveiling of its upcoming Zen architecture

AMD’s stock soars after the unveiling of its upcoming Zen architecture

Zen's announcement last week gave AMD's stock price quite a nice boost, adding on to an overall upward trend in stock price this year.
AMD will launch Zen in 2017, claims landmark improvements over previous generation

AMD will launch Zen in 2017, claims landmark improvements over previous generation

AMD has released more details on its upcoming Zen CPUs and AM4 socket. The company expects Zen to find its way into a wide range of applications, from fanless 2-in-1 systems to data centers and servers. Desktop Zen processors will launch first in early 2017, with others to follow later.
AMD Zen may debut in 2016, but will only reach mass availability in 2017

AMD Zen may debut in 2016, but will only reach mass availability in 2017

In a recent quarterly earnings call, AMD CEO Lisa Su said that Zen processors may begin shipping as early as the fourth quarter of 2016, but will only reach mass availability next year.
Rumored AMD Zen chipset design issues could raise costs for motherboard makers

Rumored AMD Zen chipset design issues could raise costs for motherboard makers

Rumors have surfaced that certain design problems with USB 3.1 transmission speeds on AMD's Zen chipset could lead to increased costs for board manufacturers.
Intel and AMD may not launch their next-generation processors until 2017

Intel and AMD may not launch their next-generation processors until 2017

News has emerged that Intel and AMD have postponed the release of their next-generation processors to early next year, with plans to launch during CES 2017. If the reports turn out to be accurate, we may have to wait a little while longer for Kaby Lake and Zen.