Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Apr 2014 21:50 UTC
AMD

AMD claims that the microarchitectural improvements in Jaguar will yield 15% higher IPC and 10% higher clock frequency, versus the previous generation Bobcat. Given the comprehensive changes to the microarchitecture, shown in Figure 7, and the additional pipeline stages, this is a plausible claim. Jaguar is a much better fit than Bobcat for SoCs, given the shift to AVX compatibility, wider data paths, and the inclusive L2 cache, which simplifies system architecture considerably.

Some impressive in-depth reporting on the architecture which powers, among other things, the current generation of game consoles.

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Good News
by Gone fishing on Wed 2nd Apr 2014 01:07 UTC
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I'll be pleased if AMD step up their game. I haven't bought an AMD based system for a while now, and I hate having an almost Intel monopoly.

Edited 2014-04-02 01:07 UTC

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