Infinity Fabric

AMD’s first Financial Analyst Day since 2017 has just wrapped up. In the last three years AMD has undergone a dramatic change, launching its Zen CPU architecture, and greatly improving the trajectory of a company that was flirting with bankruptcy a few years ago. And now that AMD’s foundation is once again secure, the company has gathered to once again talk to its loyal (and looking at stock prices, now much richer) investors and how it’s planning to use this success to push into bigger and better things. We’ve been covering FAD 2020 throughout the afternoon, and we have seen AMD make a number of announcements and roadmap reveals throughout the event. The individual announcements are below, and meanwhile now that the event has wrapped...

AMD Moves From Infinity Fabric to Infinity Architecture: Connecting Everything to Everything

Another element to AMD’s Financial Analyst Day 2020 was the disclosure of how the company intends to evolve its interconnect strategy with its Infinity Fabric (IF). The plan over...

18 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 3/5/2020

AMD Zen 2 Microarchitecture Analysis: Ryzen 3000 and EPYC Rome

We have been teased with AMD’s next generation processor products for over a year. The new chiplet design has been heralded as a significant breakthrough in driving performance and...

218 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 6/10/2019

Naples, Rome, Milan, Zen 4: An Interview with AMD CTO, Mark Papermaster

At AMD’s Next Horizon event this week, the company disclosed for the first time the layout of its next generation EPYC processor, the new Vega Radeon Instinct datacenter compute...

59 by Ian Cutress on 11/12/2018

Ryzen Mobile is Launched: AMD APUs for Laptops, with Vega and Updated Zen

The final piece of AMD’s return to high-performance computing is in laptops. While Ryzen, Threadripper, and EPYC have used the 8-core Zeppelin building block for their products, the laptop...

141 by Ian Cutress on 10/26/2017

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