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AMD has made two new 32nm SOI-based product announcements: the 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit codenamed “Richland” and  the AMD FX-9590 Thumbnail

AMD has made two new 32nm SOI-based product announcements: the 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit codenamed “Richland” and the AMD FX-9590

Posted on June 21, 2013
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AMD has made two new 32nm SOI-based product announcements: The 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for desktops, codenamed “Richland”, which delivers a superior PC solution with increased computational performance, discrete-level graphics and an easy upgrade infrastructure. “The new AMD A-Series APU is ideal for desktop PC builders and mainstream gamers wanting outstanding performance […]

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AMD’s second generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Units is now available in retail and distribution channels

Posted on October 9, 2012
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Based again on 32nm SOI, AMD‘s second generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) (formerly codenamed “Trinity”) for mainstream and ultrathin notebooks, All-in-One and traditional desktops, home theater PCs and embedded designs is now available in retail and distribution channels. The new x86 cores, codenamed “Piledriver,” are an evolution of the revolutionary “Bulldozer” cores with some […]

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Spotlight on FD-SOI & FinFETs at Upcoming IEEE SOI Conference
(1-4 Oct. in Napa – register by 17 Sept. for best rate)

Posted on September 14, 2012
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The 38th annual SOI Conference is coming up in just a few weeks. Sponsored by IEEE Electron Devices Society, this is the only dedicated SOI conference covering the full technology chain from materials to devices, circuits and system applications. Chaired this year by Gosia Jurczak (manager of the Memories Program at imec), this excellent conference […]

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The new 32nm SOI Bulldozer-based AMD Opteron™ Processors will power the National Science Foundation’s Blue Waters project

Posted on December 12, 2011
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The new 32nm SOI Bulldozer-based AMD Opteron™ Processors will power the National Science Foundation’s Blue Waters project. Per the TOP500 Supercomputers list, more than two million AMD Opteron cores power many of the world’s fastest supercomputers across 14 countries.

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AMD Bulldozer Architecture Leverages 32nm SOI

Posted on November 24, 2011
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With performance, efficiency, and power optimization as top priorities, AMD’s innovative Bulldozer architecture is built on 32nm SOI. As of the Fall of 2011, AMD is shipping both client and server CPUs based on the new Bulldozer architecture. The first of the new APUs (CPU + GPU) incorporating Bulldozer modules will start shipping in 2012. […]

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AMDFX (Bulldozer) CPU has entered the Guinness World Book of Records

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Overclocked to 8.429 GHz , the AMDFX (Bulldozer) CPU has entered the Guinness World Book of Records for “Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor”. On 32nm SOI from GlobalFoundries, the 8-core FX will launch in Q4 2011, targeting gamers.

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AMD has begun revenue shipments of its new 32nm-SOI “Interlagos” processors

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Calling it “a monumental moment for the industry”, AMD has begun revenue shipments of its new  32nm-SOI  “Interlagos” processors, the first CPUs based on the “Bulldozer” architecture. Fabbed by GlobalFoundries, “Interlagos” is the codename for AMD’s 12- or 16-core 32nm SOI server processor based on the new “Bulldozer” processor core.  It carries the AMD Opteron™ […]

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The SOI Papers at ISSCC 2011

Posted by on March 11, 2011
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The International Solid-State Circuits Conference – better known as ISSCC – is of course where the big guns show us their big advances at the chip level. At the most recent conference, held a few weeks ago in San Francisco, advances that leveraged SOI were once again at the forefront. As always, performance gains generate […]

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ISSCC 2011

Posted on March 11, 2011
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Website: http://isscc.org 20-24 February 2011, San Francisco, CA ISSCC – the International Solid-State Circuits Conference – is the flagship conference of the Solid-State Circuits Society. It is widely considered the premier forum for presenting advances in solid-state circuits and systems-on-a-chip. Here is a round-up of this year’s major SOI-based papers. Session 4: Enterprise Processors & […]

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AMD’s New Fusion APU’s on 32nm SOI

Posted by on January 13, 2011
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The AMD PR folks are calling their new Fusion APUs the era of  “Personal Supercomputing”  – and its flagships are on 32nm SOI   We’ve been hearing about these revolutionary chips for years now – the “Fusion” of graphics chips – GPUs – and CPUs on a single piece of silicon, which they’re referring to as […]

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