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

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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RE[2]: Wow
by Ultimatebadass on Wed 2nd Apr 2014 10:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Wow"
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"we are getting to a point of diminishing returns of just pushing more polygons anyway"

Yes, if all you're rendering is a single character then you are right. But who says the extra polygons have to be used on a single object?

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