AMD denies CPU market exit

AMD has become a center of attention again over the past two-three weeks due to a mysterious information slide leaking out and showing no company plans to release any new CPUs until 2015 at least. According to this slide AMD will bet on FX chips on the Vishera core that by 2015 will surely fall desperately behind Intel’s products. It is no wonder then that rumors suggesting AMD will exit the CPU market to focus on APUs have circled the web far and wide.

Fortunately for AMD fans there seems to be some hope left. It has turned out that AMD management knows nothing of the slide and there’s more – AMD’s PR manager Jamer Prior, who is the person responsible for both CPUs and APUs, has officially said that AMD will keep on shipping Vishera chips as well as work on newer processors and general development of AMD’s line of central processing units.

Unfortunately Mr. Prior has said nothing on the appearance of newer FX processors or cores but if we have to trust his words there will be Steamroller FX processors or even new architectures that will have no integrated GPUs. If so then the only question remains – when will we see these chips?


Source: AMD

Related posts

AMD touts its Bristol Ridge APUs

AMD touts its Bristol Ridge APUs

At Computex 2016 after presenting the Radeon RX 480 video card, AMD has also announced its mobile Bristol Ridge processors that have been in the news feed for quite some time now. The new chips, sadly, come with the older Excavator architecture instead of the eagerly expected Zen architecture...

Rotatris – block puzzle game

Rotatris – block puzzle game

Rotatris – block puzzle game is a game that is all about puzzles as you can see from its name. The app comes with unique gameplay and fun features so puzzle fans should stop here. Basically the idea behind Rotatris – block puzzle game is similar to the one realized in the all-time classic...

Scythe delivers Fuma CPU cooler

Scythe delivers Fuma CPU cooler

The Japanese designer and maker of various cooling solutions Scythe has announced a new CPU cooler that is known as Fuma. The new company product comes with a compact twin-tower design and impressive performance as well as wide compatibility with different Intel and AMD processors. The new...

Leave a comment