Watch AMD’s CES 2020 press convention livestream from Las Vegas proper right here… and even simply catch up later by the magic of on-demand video. What an exquisite world is the longer term. We all know there’ll be Ryzen 4000 APUs on present, kicking off a complete technology of AMD-based laptops, and we’re fairly assured there’ll be no less than one new graphics card lighting up the Mandalay Bay convention room – the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT. However Dr. Lisa Su’s absolutely going to have no less than “yet one more factor…” up her sleeve.
Sure, it’s January and which means it’s time for the tech trade to hit the bottom working with the Shopper Electronics Present kicking off in Sin Metropolis itself. CES 2020 itself formally begins tomorrow, however we’re already on the bottom in Las Vegas prodding tech and stroking silicon. And at 2pm Pacific Time (10pm GMT) at present, January 6, AMD can be internet hosting the primary huge PC press convention of the week earlier than the present has even began.
AMD is promising to “push the envelope but once more to make 2020 an unimaginable yr for high-performance computing” with it’s CES 2020 bulletins, so that is undoubtedly going to be one presser to regulate.
You may watch the AMD CES press convention livestream right here from 2pm PT (5pm ET, 10pm GMT).
So, what are we anticipating to see from AMD on the present? The obvious is the crimson staff’s newest vary of Zen 2-based Renoir APUs. The brand new processors will home the identical chiplet CPU structure as AMD has utilized in final yr’s Ryzen 3000 chips, and can pair it with a mildly modified model of the Vega GPU structure.
The AMD Renoir APUs will possible high out with the complete eight-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 4800HS that has been leaked from Asus’ new Zephyrus vary of AMD-powered laptops. That’s being matched by Intel, with the announcement that its Comet Lake H-series chips may even function an octa-core chip with HyperThreading, however one which can break by the 5GHz barrier by some margin.
We’d additionally see a bit teaser concerning the upcoming AMD Ryzen 4000 CPUs, code-named Vermeer. These would be the first 7nm+ Zen three processors, and are set to reach most likely within the second half of this yr. There’s not loads but identified concerning the specifics of the brand new CPU design, however there’s has been some noises from AMD that it’s way over only a refresh of the Zen 2 structure.
On the graphics entrance it’s a fairly certain factor that there can be some AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT GPUs on present, with the worst-kept secret in graphics having been commonly leaked over the previous couple of weeks.
However will AMD cease there? There was discuss of a extra high-end graphics card probably coming from the crimson staff this yr to problem Nvidia’s most interesting. Will Dr. Lisa Su have such an ‘Nvidia Killer’ up on stage along with her at CES? AMD shocked everybody with the Radeon VII final yr, and it would fancy doing the identical once more this yr.
No matter occurs, we’ll be proper there at Mandalay Bay to listen to what’s coming from AMD in 2020, and can maintain you proper updated.