x86 Microarchitectures over the last years

A quick overview from AMD and Intel the past years.

Mainstream x86 microarchitecture

AMD

Year

Intel

Zen 14FF 2017 ?
Excavator v2 GF28A 2016 14+FF Kaby Lake
Excavator GF28A 2015 14FF Skylake
Steamroller 28SHP 2014 14FF Broadwell
2013 22FF Haswell
Piledriver 32 SOI 2012 22FF Ivy Bridge
Bulldozer 32nm 2011 32nm Sandy Bridge
2010 32mm Westmere
K10 45nm Other 45nm Nehalem

AMD Ryzen – Almost around the corner and official pricing revealed.

AMD Ryzen die shot xray

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a preview of the new AMD platform with an estimate of the prices the CPU would cost. Yesterday i received an email of a webshop that already takes pre-orders of the AMD Ryzen 7 series and the compatible motherboards.

Continue reading AMD Ryzen – Almost around the corner and official pricing revealed.