AMD rose yet another $0.83 today, closed at $38.35, another all time high. Maybe some of this rise can be attributed to short covering? At some point there will be capitulation. After hours AMD gained yet another $0.15 while Nvidia dropped $1.89. Nvidia did beat a lowered guidance, but outlook is soft. AMD is likely… Continue reading 11/14/19 AMD Scores a Touchdown with Ryzen 3950X!
As the photo shows, people were lining up in the rain, waiting for the AMD launch in Japan. More than the products being available, people were eagerly waiting for the lifting of NDA, in order to read all the reviews and benchmarking. This Reddit page has a nice summary of most of the reviews and… Continue reading 7/7/19 AMD 7 nm Launch!
https://www.anandtech.com/show/14419/amd-confirms-zen-4-epyc-codename-and-elaborates-frontier-cpu Epyc 4 is Genoa. Frontier will use special chip rumored to have 15 chiplets, with GPU chiplets added to the CPU and I/O dies. This can then be sold to the general market as well. AMD is advancing rapidly with their architecture! https://www.pcgamesn.com/amd/navi-rx-5000-gpu-release-date-performance https://www.pcgamesn.com/amd/ryzen-3000-cpu-overclocking https://www.pcgamesn.com/amd/navi-availability-factory-overclocked-graphics-cards-coolers Rumors are starting to appear on Navi and Ryzen… Continue reading 5/28/19 Epyc 4 is Genoa! AMD 26.44 to 29.05
Anandtech did a nice live blog of Lisa Su's keynote presentation. https://www.anandtech.com/show/14408/dr-lisa-su-at-computex-2019-amd-keynote-live-blog Epyc. Sixty Epyc platforms. More than fifty cloud instances. Frontier the 1.5 exaflop supercomputer. Microsoft Azure HB Virtual Machines. 1st EPYC HPC Cloud Offering, largest Scale CFD Sim in Cloud, more than 11500 EPYC cores. Demo against Xeon, 2X performance. https://www.anandtech.com/show/14412/amd-teases-first-navi-gpu-products-rx-5700-series-in-july-25-improved-perf Navi. In… Continue reading 5/27/19 Lisa Su Rocks Computex!
With no news on the trade war front, AMD made a nice recovery today. https://www.anandtech.com/show/14325/amd-to-host-next-horizon-gaming-event-at-e3-2019 AMD announced that they will host the Next Horizon Gaming event at E3 on 6/10/19. It is anticipated that AMD will launch the Ryzen 3/Epyc 2 (Rome) at Computex 2019, and the Navi GPUs at E3. Also, Microsoft will likely… Continue reading 5/14/19 AMD to Host Next Horizon Gaming at E3 AMD 26.24 to 27.32
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mJCOSXe_zc This is another great video by Jim AdoredTV. Navi should be great for the mainstream GPU lineup, with excellent performance to price ratio. I am hoping for launch by E3 2019.
Lisa Su twitted PS5 will have Zen2 and Radeon Navi architecture and the Wired article covering this news. https://www.wired.com/story/exclusive-sony-next-gen-console/ Even though I fully expected this, but there hasn't been any confirmation from AMD until now. Neither Zen2 nor Navi have yet to be launched. Certainly this is a great leap in turns of computing power… Continue reading 4/16/19 Lisa Su Confirmed PS5 With Zen2 and Navi! AMD 27.33 to 27.93
At 3 AM AdoredTV posted his new video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8EONokJTdU TLDW: Problem with Navi in late 2018, was sent back to TSMC for re-tape. One to 2 months prior to CES, AMD decided to add Radeon 7 and postpone Navi to mid 2019. This was a change of plan. The worrisome point: AMD is selling Radeon… Continue reading 1/19/19 Saturday