DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
August 17, 2017 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 72 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin
 

Follow us
RSS
 

AMD Zen quad-core unit design shown off

Posted on Wednesday, April 29 2015 @ 14:36:45 CEST by


AMD logo
Please ignore the information below as AMD has announced that these leaked slides are fabricated.

"These slides contain fabricated content and were not generated by or on behalf of AMD" - AMD spokesperson


Yesterday a leaked slide from AMD's upcoming Financial Analyst Day spurred rumors about significantly better single-threaded performance and now the same leaker has published another slide from the presentation that reveals how a Zen unit looks like.

So now we know that a single Zen unit consists of four individual cores tied together with shared L3. Four cores per unit is the maximum but units with less than four cores are also possible. Low-end chips may feature units with two cores disabled for instance, while high-end Zen APUs may combine four units to give you 16 cores.

Each core features up to 512KB L2 cache and each unit has up to 8MB of shared L3 cache. The slide also mentions the use of a high-speed interconnect to link multiple units together and mentions the design enables various possibilities from low power to high performance.

AMD quad core design



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2017 DM Media Group bvba