Word is going around that AMD will present its Zen 3 processor architecture at CES 2020. The news was published in a Taiwanese newspaper, which claims AMD CEO Lisa Su will talk about three client-segment products and the Milan server chip. Milan is expected to get a Ryzen Threadripper version called "Genesis Peak".
The Zen 3 based chips will be made on TSMC's 7nm EUV process and will feature another big increase in IPC.
The bulk of the client-segment will be addressed by two distinct developments, "Vermeer" and "Renoir." The "Vermeer" processor is a client-desktop MCM that succeeds "Matisse," and will implement "Zen 3" chiplets. "Renoir," on the other hand, is expected to be a monolithic APU that combines "Zen 2" CPU cores with an iGPU based on the "Vega" graphics architecture, with updated display- and multimedia-engines from "Navi." The common thread between "Milan," "Genesis Peak," and "Vermeer" is the "Zen 3" chiplet, which AMD will build on the new 7 nm EUV silicon fabrication process at TSMC. AMD stated that "Zen 3" will have IPC increases in line with a new microarchitecture.
CES takes place next week but these will be mere announcements. Actual product availability will be something for the second half of 2020.