Forward-looking: After years of residing in its rival’s shadow, AMD has been difficult Intel within the CPU area because the arrival of its Zen structure, and it appears to be like like that development goes to proceed. Team Red has simply revealed its newest processor roadmaps, displaying the discharge of Zen Three and the 5nm Zen Four EPYC Genoa chips.
The shopper and enterprise CPU roadmaps have been unveiled at AMD’s Financial Analyst Day. In the previous class, the graph solely goes so far as Zen 3. The fourth-generation Ryzen chips will arrive on the finish of this yr, however AMD says that the complete vary of shopper merchandise, which incorporates desktop CPUs, ought to all be out there by the top of 2021.
The enterprise product roadmap extends additional into the longer term than the buyer model, a results of an extended product cycle and the monetary funding long-term maps deliver from clients. AMD additionally hinted that it didn’t wish to reveal an excessive amount of of its future plans for the aggressive shopper CPU market.
AMD confirmed that EPYC Rome’s successor, EPYC Milan, will arrive late in 2020. The Zen 3-based CPUs will probably be constructed on the 7nm course of, however it is going to be a extra superior model of the 7nm course of AMD makes use of in its present merchandise.
Looking additional forward, AMD revealed it will have its Zen Four EPYC Genoa processors out there by the top of 2022. These use the 5nm course of node, which is able to possible even be used for the Zen 4-based shopper CPUs after they arrive.
With Intel’s upcoming Comet Lake desktop CPUs primarily based on a refined model of the 14-nanometer course of it’s been utilizing since Skylake, Chipzilla is struggling to meet up with its rival, which is eroding Team Blue’s market share on a regular basis.