AMD stellt innovative 14nm FinFET Polaris GPU Architektur vor

— Welt­weit ers­te Prä­sen­ta­ti­on von 14nm Fin­FET PC GPU Tech­no­lo­gie für bis zu dop­pelt so hohe Leis­tung pro Watt im Ver­gleich zu frü­he­ren Genera­tio­nen[i]; Sam­ples gehen jetzt zu OEMs —

Las Vegas, USA. — CES 2016 – 4. Janu­ar 2016 — Auf der CES 2016 stellt AMD sei­ne neue Pola­ris Archi­tek­tur für die 2016er Rade­on GPUs in einer Pre­view vor. Die High­lights umfas­sen zahl­rei­che deut­li­che Archi­tek­tur-Ver­bes­se­run­gen – ein­schließ­lich HDR Moni­tor Sup­port und bran­chen­füh­ren­der Leis­tung pro Watt. Die ers­ten auf der Pola­ris Archi­tek­tur basie­ren­den GPUs kön­nen vor­aus­sicht­lich Mit­te 2016 gelie­fert wer­den.

AMDs 14nm Fin­FET GPUs, die auf der Pola­ris Archi­tek­tur basie­ren, bie­ten einen erheb­li­chen Ent­wick­lungs­sprung hin­sicht­lich Ener­gie­ef­fi­zi­enz. Die auf der Pola­ris Archi­tek­tur basie­ren­den GPUs wur­den für flüs­si­ge Bild­fre­quen­zen bei Gra­fik, Gaming, VR und Mul­ti­me­dia Anwen­dun­gen ent­wi­ckelt, die auf dün­nen und leich­ten Small Form Fac­tor Com­pu­ter Designs lau­fen.

Dazu sagt Lisa Su, Pre­si­dent and CEO von AMD: „Unse­re neue Pola­ris Archi­tek­tur bie­tet bedeu­ten­de Fort­schrit­te bezüg­lich Per­for­mance, Ener­gie­ef­fi­zi­enz und Fea­tures. 2016 wird ein span­nen­des Jahr für Rade­on Fans – dafür sor­gen die AMD Pola­ris Archi­tek­tur, die Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on sowie eine Rei­he von ande­ren zukünf­ti­gen Inno­va­tio­nen der Rade­on Tech­no­lo­gies Group.“

Die neue Archi­tek­tur beinhal­tet AMDs vier­te Genera­ti­on der Gra­phics Core Next-Archi­tek­tur (GCN), ein Dis­play-Engi­ne der nächs­ten Genera­ti­on mit Sup­port für HDMI 2.0a und Dis­play Port 1.3 sowie Next-Genera­ti­on-Mul­ti­me­dia Funk­tio­nen ein­schließ­lich 4K h.265 Kodie­rung und Deko­die­rung. AMD kann eine lang­jäh­ri­ge Erfolgs­bi­lanz bei der Ver­bes­se­rung der Ener­gie­ef­fi­zi­enz sei­ner mobi­len Pro­zes­so­ren vor­wei­sen. Bis zum Jahr 2020  strebt das Unter­neh­men eine wei­te­re 25-fache Ver­bes­se­rung an[ii].

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This press release con­tains for­ward-loo­king state­ments con­cer­ning Advan­ced Micro Devices, Inc. (“AMD”), inclu­ding, the fea­tures and func­tio­n­a­li­ty of AMD’s 2016 Pola­ris GPU archi­tec­tu­re; the timing of ship­ments of Pola­ris archi­tec­tu­re-based GPUs; that AMD’s Pola­ris archi­tec­tu­re will be based on a 14nm Fin­FET node;  the fea­tures and func­tio­n­a­li­ties of Pola­ris archi­tec­tu­re-based GPUs,  inclu­ding per­for­mance and power effi­ci­en­cy bene­fits to help evol­ve and com­press desk­top PC form fac­tors and acoustics and fuel thin-and-light note­books; the future suc­cess and custo­mer appeal of AMD Rade­on™ gra­phics pro­duc­ts plan­ned for 2016, inclu­ding pro­duc­ts based on Pola­ris archi­tec­tu­re; plan­ned update of AMD Gra­phics Core Next archi­tec­tu­re;  and AMD’s goal to impro­ve ener­gy effi­ci­en­cy of its mobi­le pro­ces­sors by the year 2020; which are made pur­suant to the safe har­bor pro­vi­si­ons of the Pri­va­te Secu­ri­ties Liti­ga­ti­on Reform Act of 1995.  For­ward-loo­king ter­mi­no­lo­gy inclu­ding “belie­ves,” “expec­ts,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “intends,” “plans,” “pro for­ma,” “esti­ma­tes,” “anti­ci­pa­tes,” or the nega­ti­ve of the­se words and phra­ses, other varia­ti­ons of the­se words and phra­ses or com­pa­ra­ble ter­mi­no­lo­gy. Inves­tors are cau­tio­ned that the for­ward-loo­king state­ments in this press release are based on cur­rent beliefs, assump­ti­ons and expec­ta­ti­ons, speak only as of the date of this docu­ment and invol­ve risks and uncer­tain­ties that could cau­se actu­al results to dif­fer mate­ri­al­ly from cur­rent expec­ta­ti­ons. Mate­ri­al fac­tors that could cau­se actu­al results to dif­fer mate­ri­al­ly from cur­rent expec­ta­ti­ons inclu­de, wit­hout limi­ta­ti­on, the fol­lo­wing: Intel Corporation’s domi­nan­ce of the micropro­ces­sor mar­ket and its aggres­si­ve busi­ness prac­tices may limit AMD’s abi­li­ty to com­pe­te effec­tively; AMD reli­es on GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) to manu­fac­tu­re most of its micropro­ces­sor and APU pro­duc­ts and cer­tain of its GPU and semi-custom pro­duc­ts. If GF is not able to satis­fy AMD’s manu­fac­tu­ring requi­re­ments, its busi­ness could be adver­se­ly impac­ted; AMD reli­es on third par­ties to manu­fac­tu­re its pro­duc­ts, and if they are unab­le to do so on a time­ly basis in suf­fi­ci­ent quan­ti­ties and using com­pe­ti­ti­ve tech­no­lo­gies, AMD’s busi­ness could be mate­ri­al­ly adver­se­ly affec­ted; fail­u­re to achie­ve expec­ted manu­fac­tu­ring yields for AMD’s pro­duc­ts could nega­tively impact its finan­ci­al results; the suc­cess of AMD’s busi­ness is depen­dent upon its abi­li­ty to intro­du­ce pro­duc­ts on a time­ly basis with fea­tures and per­for­mance levels that pro­vi­de value to its custo­mers while sup­por­ting and coin­ci­ding with signi­fi­cant indus­try tran­si­ti­ons; if AMD can­not gene­ra­te suf­fi­ci­ent reve­nue and ope­ra­ting cash flow or obtain exter­nal finan­cing, it may face a cash short­fall and be unab­le to make all of its plan­ned invest­ments in rese­arch and deve­lop­ment or other stra­te­gic invest­ments; the loss of a signi­fi­cant custo­mer may have a mate­ri­al adver­se effect on AMD;  glo­bal eco­no­mic uncer­tain­ty may adver­se­ly impact AMD’s busi­ness and ope­ra­ting results; AMD may not be able to gene­ra­te suf­fi­ci­ent cash to ser­vice its debt obli­ga­ti­ons or meet its working capi­tal requi­re­ments; AMD has a sub­stan­ti­al amount of indeb­ted­ness which could adver­se­ly affect its finan­ci­al posi­ti­on and pre­vent it from imple­men­ting its stra­te­gy or ful­fil­ling its con­trac­tu­al obli­ga­ti­ons; the agree­ments gover­ning AMD’s notes and its secu­red revol­ving line of credit (Secu­red Revol­ving Line of Credit) impo­se restric­tions on AMD that may adver­se­ly affect its abi­li­ty to ope­ra­te its busi­ness; the com­ple­ti­on and impact of AMD’s rest­ruc­tu­ring plan announ­ced in Octo­ber 2015, its trans­for­ma­ti­on initia­ti­ves and any future rest­ruc­tu­ring actions could adver­se­ly affect it; the mar­kets in which AMD’s pro­duc­ts are sold are high­ly com­pe­ti­ti­ve; and uncer­tain­ties invol­ving the orde­ring and ship­ment of AMD’s pro­duc­ts could mate­ri­al­ly adver­se­ly affect it. Inves­tors are urged to review in detail the risks and uncer­tain­ties in AMD’s Secu­ri­ties and Exchan­ge Com­mis­si­on filings, inclu­ding but not limi­ted to AMD’s Quar­ter­ly Report on Form 10-Q for the quar­ter ended Sep­tem­ber 26, 2015.  

[i] Tes­ting con­duc­ted by AMD inter­nal labs as of Dec 15, 2015 with AMD’s pre­vious “Hawaii” and “Bon­aire” archi­tec­tu­re based plat­forms and preli­mi­na­ry “Pola­ris” archi­tec­tu­re based engi­nee­ring sam­ple. Sys­tems tested with Intel i7-4770K with 8GB DDR3-1600 RAM, Dri­ver 15.30 beta, Win­dows 10 64bit. POL-2

 

[ii] Learn more at www.amd.com/25x20