AMD CEO Dr Lisa Su is delivering an official keynote address for the 2021 International CES expo, and we are live blogging it.15:58 UTC
: Dr Lisa Su, as always takes centerstage on the 2021 International CES keynote for her address.
: Here we go:16:02 UTC
: CEA president introduces Dr Lisa Su16:04 UTC
: Are we in a Black Mirror episode?
: It's an honor to keynote CES for the second time: Dr Su.16:06 UTC
: "2020 was our most productive year thanks to technology".16:07 UTC
: A word on the AMD COVID19 HPC fund provided 12 PFLOP/s of compute power to researchers.
: AMD"s donation includes compute time from EPYC processors and Instinct AI processors: the academia at large.
: Zoom, Cisco Webex and Microsoft Teams kept civilization productive.16:12 UTC
: Panos Panay of Microsoft talks about the revolution in digital collaboration. AMD EPYC has powered Microsoft's back-end in a big way.16:14 UTC
: Panay: "AMD's momentum is incredible." AMD-Microsoft partnership transcends the Xbox Series X/S, Azure Cloud for EPYC, X-Cloud, and PC ecosystem (Ryzen and Radeon).
: 300 million PCs sold in 2020, 2nd best year on record, after 2014.16:19 UTC
: New "Zen 3" processors16:20 UTC
: Ryzen 5000 Mobile processors "Cezanne," powered by Zen 3.16:21 UTC
: Tiger Lake is in trouble, as AMD promises big performance gains over Renoir.16:23 UTC
: More performance and battery life.16:24 UTC
: Ryzen 9 5900HX and 5980HX—high-performance unlocked mobile processors for gaming notebooks. Both new processors have 8 cores, 16 threads and 16 MB L3 cache with a TDP of 45 W+. The Ryzen 9 5900HX runs at up to 4.6 GHz Boost, the Ryzen 9 5980HX runs at up to 4.8 GHz Boost.16:24 UTC
: Ryzen 9 5900HX crushes i9-10980HK and will be available in February.16:26 UTC
: A little chat with HP CEO Enrique Lores. PC has become "essential" in 202016:29 UTC
: Gaming time!16:30 UTC
: The hottest products in the world today are Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5, both use Ryzen and Radeon tech. "We exceeded our goals with RDNA2"16:31 UTC
: We'll be bringing RDNA2 to gaming notebooks next: Dr Su, coming 1H 2021. A demo of DiRT 5 is shown running at 1440p, ultra-high with over 60 FPS on their "reference design" notebook.16:32 UTC
: Note the two cards on the right side. These seem to be the Navi 22 based Radeon RX 6700 and RX 6700 XT. Pretty sexy reference designs, even with two fans, or just one.16:32 UTC
: A chat with ILM Lucasfilm VP of Technology. ILM's new Sydney render farm exclusively uses AMD hardware: EPYC and Threadrippers,16:35 UTC
: A chat with YY from Lenovo to talk about next-gen servers and workstations powered by AMD, references to Threadripper PRO. More Legion and Yoga products powered by AMD likely in 2021. Lenovo is betting big on 5G-capable client devices.16:40 UTC
: AMD talks with Lewis Hamilton16:42 UTC
: Hamilton plays a PlayStation 5 and used to build computers for his Dad! Mercedes AMG F1 designs everything in-house, on machines powered by AMD.16:44 UTC
: AMD 3rd generation EPYC powered by "Zen 3" incoming... the biggest cloud providers offer and are powered by AMD EPYC.16:49 UTC
: New Zen 3-based EPYC server processors codenamed "Milan" are launching. Same 64-core count.16:50 UTC
: A demo of WRF weather simulation software is shown. Two AMD EPYC Milan 32-core processors go up against two Intel Xeon Gold 6258R processors. AMD beats Intel's fastest chips by 68%. "Later this quarter" for EPYC launch.
And this concludes the AMD CES 2021 Event. Thanks everyone!