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AMD Zen

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http://www.amd.com/en-us/innovations/software-technologies/zen-cpu
http://www.amd.com/en-us/press-releases/Pages/zen-processor-core-2016aug18.aspx
https://community.amd.com/thread/204259

AMD Demonstrates Breakthrough Performance of Next-Generation “Zen” Processor Core

[…] At an event last night in San Francisco, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) provided additional architectural details and a first look at the performance of its next-generation, high-performance “Zen” processor core. AMD demonstrated the “Zen” core achieving a 40% generational improvement in instructions per clock, delivering a landmark increase in processor performance. During the event, AMD demonstrated an 8-core, 16-thread “Summit Ridge” desktop processor (featuring AMD’s “Zen” core) outperforming a similarly configured 8-core, 16-thread Intel “Broadwell-E” processor1 when running the multi-threaded Blender rendering software with both CPUs set to the same clock speed. AMD also conducted the first public demonstration of its upcoming 32-core, 64-thread “Zen”-based server processor, codenamed “Naples,” in a dual processor server running the Windows® Server operating system. […]

 

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