As part of AMD’s quarterly earnings presentation, the company has briefly reiterated its product plans for the second-half of the year. The company was previously slated to launch new CPUs and GPUs for the client and server markets late this year, and on today’s call the company has confirmed that those plans are on track.

On the client side of matters, both AMD’s new CPUs and GPUs are currently set to launch late in 2020. The first GPUs based on the company’s RDNA 2 architecture – which is also underpinning the new Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles – will be released later this year. And AMD is confirming that RDNA2 will eventually be a “full refresh” of the company’s GPU product stacks. Meanwhile the eagerly anticipated Zen 3 architecture is set to make its desktop debut late this year as well. As always, with these sorts of events it’s prudent to note that a commitment to launch a product by a certain date doesn't guarantee that AMD will be able to have it on retail shelves by that date – though it sounds like AMD is certainly going to give it their all to avoid disappointing their user base.

Meanwhile on the server side of matters, the picture is much the same. AMD reports that they are on track to begin shipping the Zen 3-based “Milan” EPYC processors late in 2020. As well, AMD’s first CDNA architecture GPU for the data center market is set to launch late this year as well.

Source: AMD



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  • rahvin - Thursday, July 30, 2020 - link

    AMD has never given direct dates like that since Lisa took over.

    Zen 2 was announced as X quarter or X half right up until the day they announced. So don't expect a hard date until they announce availability.
  • yeeeeman - Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - link

    Seems like AMD is fighting hard on mobile sector on pricing. down [ASP] due to a higher percentage of ryzen mobile sales Reply
  • dsplover - Thursday, July 30, 2020 - link

    Client or Consumer? Which would be the Vermeer/Ryzen 3?

    I have plenty of time and already know Im getting the ASRockRack uAtx X570.
    Have the Chassis (1U) just wish AMD would define which Zen 3 will come first.

    Damn tired of having to read everything and deciding which I prefer was accurate.

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