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Forum: CPUs 11-27-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,469
Posted By savantu
Is there any indication that 22nm Atoms will...

Is there any indication that 22nm Atoms will appear sooner than 2014 ? If so, where's the process advantage ? There is none.
Forum: Article discussion 11-20-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,189
Posted By savantu
I believe you're giving way too much credit to...

I believe you're giving way too much credit to conspiracy theories. However appealing, there are more credible and technical based reasons why Intel went for FMA3 instead of 4.


...
Forum: CPUs 11-20-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,469
Posted By savantu
But Bay Trail is late. It should have been...

But Bay Trail is late. It should have been released 3 months ago, not in 2014. What's in Bail Trail that couldn't have been done some time ago ?
22nm ? Shipping since April.
4C OoO ? Certainly not...
Forum: CPUs 11-19-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,469
Posted By savantu
Why would Samsung need x86 ? It's not like they...

Why would Samsung need x86 ? It's not like they have their own ARM teams that seem to be doing more than fine. What possible could x86 offer them that ARM cannot for the markets they compete in ? The...
Forum: Article discussion 11-19-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,189
Posted By savantu
What does that mean ? How will that revenue be...

What does that mean ? How will that revenue be replaced? If it won't be replaced, they have to adjust to the new revenue by cutting fixed costs and R&D. How does that help in :
a) Continuing to...
Forum: CPUs 11-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 675,308
Posted By savantu
Intel Finfets are Fully Depleted. ...

Intel Finfets are Fully Depleted.

http://download.intel.com/newsroom/kits/22nm/pdfs/22nm-Details_Presentation.pdf
Forum: CPUs 11-19-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,469
Posted By savantu
It's irrelevant folks, Honda/Brazos whatever on...

It's irrelevant folks, Honda/Brazos whatever on any node side.

Intel, for all its might and reach is finding it next to impossible to catch the ultra-mobility train with its Atoms which run at a...
Forum: CPUs 11-19-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,469
Posted By savantu
And to add a strategic view that I agree with : ...

And to add a strategic view that I agree with :



In this new environment, AMD will disappear for strategic reasons. It is fragile in the x86 ecosystem which is under tremendous pressure and has...
Forum: CPUs 11-19-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,469
Posted By savantu
Did anyone notice that the GPU marketshare...

Did anyone notice that the GPU marketshare between Nvidia and AMD is 66 to 34% for the last quarter IIRC ? It's a spectacular reverse vs. the previous year, when AMD was in the lead.

So where's...
Forum: Article discussion 11-14-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,645
Posted By savantu
It will conquer the HPC market and not only that....

It will conquer the HPC market and not only that. Can the Tesla's run 100 independent tasks in parallel ? Or only 1 task with 100 threads ? ;)
Forum: Article discussion 11-14-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,645
Posted By savantu
In the past 2 years, there were Larrabee derived...

In the past 2 years, there were Larrabee derived cards at large companies and universities. Everybody is claiming to be easier to port HPC code to Larrabee and get pretty good % efficiency than to...
Forum: CPUs 10-30-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,789
Posted By savantu
What can AMD offer that the rest of the ARM...

What can AMD offer that the rest of the ARM ecosystem cannot in servers ? Secondly, this strategic change will mean they go head first into the ARM mud fest with razor thin margins.

I believe they...
Forum: CPUs 09-13-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,707
Posted By savantu
That must be why AMD defined BD as a Cluster...

That must be why AMD defined BD as a Cluster Based Multi-threading ( CMT ) uarch.


Yes. And the context was how will Haswell perform vs. its most likely competitor ( Steamroller uarch ) based on...
Forum: CPUs 09-13-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,707
Posted By savantu
And this is where the discussion ends. ...

And this is where the discussion ends.



An excellent choice.
Forum: CPUs 09-13-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,707
Posted By savantu
It is when the whole point of cluster...

It is when the whole point of cluster disappeared. In BD you have 1 decoder, 2 integer clusters and 1 FPU. In Steamroller you have 2 cores and 1 FPU. The cluster turned into a core by having its...
Forum: CPUs 09-13-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,707
Posted By savantu
Read again the the Haswell slides : -improved...

Read again the the Haswell slides :
-improved core ( more powerfull than a whole module from AMD )
-improved uncore ( years ahead vs. the cache system of AMD )
-improved GPU ( with 128MB onboard...
Forum: CPUs 11-09-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,739
Posted By savantu
Since, this thread was ressurected, ** personal...

Since, this thread was ressurected, ** personal attack removed **
Forum: Article discussion 11-08-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,467
Posted By savantu
Hopefully AMD did not fire the guy that was...

Hopefully AMD did not fire the guy that was checking "machine by machine" the causes for yield issues ( does that mean they're unable to pinpoint one cause or conversely, FPY is abysmal everywhere ?...
Forum: CPUs 11-08-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,138
Posted By savantu
I thought Nvidia had "missed the boat" with the...

I thought Nvidia had "missed the boat" with the new ARM generation...:P
Forum: Article discussion 11-08-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,467
Posted By savantu
That's what, waiting round no 9 ? The CPU...

That's what, waiting round no 9 ?

The CPU supposed to buldoze Intel was planned to arrive in :

-2009
-feb 2011
-april 2011
-may 2011
- 60-90 days after early june 2011
- late aug/early...
Forum: Article discussion 11-05-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,467
Posted By savantu
Nah, Intel fired the head manager, Pat Gelsinger...

Nah, Intel fired the head manager, Pat Gelsinger and doubled their efforts.


Maybe in an alternate reality; in the real world you meant to say Bobcat vs. Atom...

I have yet to see Llano in...
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 11-04-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,261
Posted By savantu
Your point ? Pointing out that someone has laid...

Your point ? Pointing out that someone has laid off people before isn't doing AMD any favours.

Secondly, Intel hired again in the last years that now are almost at the same level.
Forum: Article discussion 11-04-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,467
Posted By savantu
Why didn't they go the Arrandale way ? MCM.CPU is...

Why didn't they go the Arrandale way ? MCM.CPU is 45nm K10 GF SOI and GPU is 40 TSMC.


AMD kept babbling about Fusion for like 5 years and it was Intel that released a CPU-GPU combo first as an...
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 11-04-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,261
Posted By savantu
Apparently, wasn't such a great Q after all... ...

Apparently, wasn't such a great Q after all...




http://www.marketwatch.com/story/amd-to-lay-off-10-of-workforce-2011-11-03?dist=afterbell

It's painful to see regular employees suffering...
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 11-03-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,261
Posted By savantu
They'll do better with Trinity. ;) ...

They'll do better with Trinity. ;)



Intel is loosing with Atoms mostly which are shrinking fast. Llano isn't doing any wonders in the desktops. AMD's strength in mobiles is due to Brazos. Lors...
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