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AMD Zen Architecture Officially Detailed – Promises 40% IPC Gain Over Excavator

AMD laid out the company’s future to their investors at their financial analyst day, yesterday, and what a future it is. While the company denied the legitimacy of the recently leaked investor presentation, which supposedly offered detailed specifics for their upcoming ‘Zen’ CPU architecture, they did offer some worthwhile details of said architecture. AMD’s ‘Zen’ is a completely new design, …

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AMD’s Zen-based CPUs to be released in 2016 on Socket FM3

In recent reports it appears that we can expect the first of AMD’s “Zen” microarchitecture based CPUs and APUs to be released in 2016. These new processors¬†will mark the first major desktop-market release for AMD since 2012 with the launch of the Piledriver based FX CPUs. The news comes courtesy of a series of screenshots taken from an investor presentation, …

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