AMD has disclosed that the cryptocurrency-induced boom for sales of its GPU cards is over, for the foreseeable future. During an earnings call the Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker revealed that graphics cards sales to cryptocurrency miners declined during the quarter that ended in June. The Graphics Processing Units that AMD and its rival Nvidia make
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The recent decline in cryptocurrency mining has eroded demand for graphics cards, with card suppliers planning to slash prices to clean out their inventories. The softening market has snagged demand for ASIC mining equipment, supply chain sources have indicated. Graphics card prices are expected to fall about 20% this month, suppliers noted, according to Digitimes.
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Bitcoin isn’t the only one going down. As the cryptocurrency keeps losing its value, other areas of the industry are starting to take its toll. As Bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies all over the world, skyrocketed in value last year, a new market was born — crypto mining. I’m sure you know at least one person who
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Mark Papermaster, Chief Technology Officer, attended the Cowen TMT Conference to share thoughts on AMD’s Zen architecture, product design advantage and competition within process technology – including AMD’s roadmap for 7nm processors.
At Computex, we made many significant announcements: AMD demonstrated the upcoming 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 32-core, 64-thread processor as well as a 24-core, 48-thread version. AMD conducted the world’s first public demonstration of a 7nm GPU and announced it expects to launch cards featuring a 7nm GPU for machine learning later this year. AMD announced that its next-generation 7nm EPYC server processor (codenamed “Rome”) featuring Zen2 architecture is now running in the company’s labs and is expected to sample to customers later this year. AMD also announced three EPYC processor milestones including: Cisco’s first AMD-based UCS server HPE’s ProLiant DL325 Gen10 one socket server EPYC-based cloud services from Tencent
Forrest Norrod, SVP & GM of Datacenter and Embedded Solutions, hosted an EPYC One Year Anniversary webinar to discuss EPYC performance advantages, market share goals, and Year One customer momentum. As we head into the second half of 2018, we are very proud of these achievements and excited for what is to come. As always, we thank you for your support.