2The Need to Simplify
3That Means Choosing Where to Focus …
4… Where Not to Invest …
5… And What to Get Rid Of
6It’s All About ‘Zen’
7ARM Still on the Roadmap
AMD will continue pushing forward on its plans to become the top vendor of ARM-based server chips, starting with the long-awaited Opteron A1100 “Seattle” processor, which will come later this year. Forrest Norrod, senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Unit, said customers still want a choice other than Intel in the data center.
8Then It’s Onto ‘K12’
9AMD Also Is Developing Server APUs
10HBM Is on the Way
AMD will begin putting high-bandwidth memory into its next-generation Radeon GPUs. The technology essentially stacks memory chips for greater performance, power efficiency and density, and offers three times the performance-per-watt of the current GDDR5 and a 50 percent increase in energy efficiency, AMD says.
11AMD’s NoC Design Approach
The vendor’s network-on-a-chip technology design method takes advantage of reusable IP building blocks to maximize efficiency, which in turn should lower cost and time-to-market for AMD products, according to Papermaster.