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AMD Details 7nm Processors, Intel Brings AI to PCs
May 2019

AMD certainly got an edge over Intel at Computex in Taipei this week, announcing pricing and availability of the third generation Ryzen processors, which are based on its 7nm Zen 2 core. Meanwhile, Intel announced shipments of its 10nm Intel Core Ice Lake processor and that it is bringing artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC. And, Nvidia revealed its EGX edge AI platform.AMD claims the new Zen 2 core features up to 15% estimated instructions per clock (IPC) uplift over its predecessor Zen architecture. Powering both the AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors, it also offers significant design improvements, including larger cache sizes and a redesigned floating-point engine.