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[FUD]AMD might demo Zen at Computex

post #1 of 55
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Multiple independent sources have confirmed that AMD has Zen x86 prototype chips ready for demonstration, and we might see them tomorrow during the Computex 2016 press conference in Taiwan.

The Zen processor will officially arrive at a later date, toward the later part of the year at the earliest, and it should be competitive in lots of different ways.

AMD was always saying the company would launch the Zen processor before the end of 2016, but this was the best case scenario.

We have heard that Zen performance should be competitive with Intel's high-end desktop (HEDT) Broadwell-E lineup, but it is not clear how good the processors are going to be.

http://www.fudzilla.com/news/processors/40784-amd-has-zen-ready-for-demo
post #2 of 55
I havent seen a FUD article on here forever. This would be a great opportunity for AMD to show how much it has progressed.
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A sneak peek. Hope they compare against Intel. Broadwell-E was rather lacky and boring imo. Perfect opportunity smile.gif
post #4 of 55
Honestly Zen news would be a compelling AMD narrative at Computex, if these rumors are true.

Timing it on the same day as Broadwell-E reviews would be more than a coincidence tongue.gif
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post #5 of 55
Seriously hope AMD pulls some magic out. I really don't like the thought of only having one name to go for either GPU or CPU.
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I really hope Zen kicks ass, then intel is forced to release a 6 core Kaby lake thumb.gif
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post #7 of 55
Once Zen is right alongside the 4790k or a bit behind 6700k I'm good with that and I'll really be amd-dude again.
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i honestly think that this is AMD's last chance.
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post #9 of 55
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Originally Posted by Cyclonic View Post

I really hope Zen kicks ass, then intel is forced to release a 6 core Kaby lake thumb.gif

If Zen is kicking ass why not get Zen instead of a 6 core Kabylake? Seems contradictory.
post #10 of 55
I was looking to swap MBs but if this holds true and produces good results I will suck it up and hold out for Zen.
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