AMD Starship: 48C/96T behemoth on 7nm due in 2018

AMD takes to the stars with its 2018 processor platform teased as Starship.

Published Sat, May 13 2017 4:42 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

We reported a few months ago on a future AMD processor called Starship, and it has turned up again in new rumors alongside a bunch of other CPUs destined to 7nm, and beyond.

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Starship will rock 48C/96T of power with TDPs ranging between 35W to 180W, and AMD will reportedly sell this 48C/96T beast under the Opteron name. According to the slide, we should expect it sometime in Q2 2018, with AMD using the exciting new 7nm process to build it on.

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