At the AMD Financial Analyst Day 2002, AMD presented it’s roadmap of it’s processors, detailing Zen4 and Zen5. It also revealed V-cache technology. The roadmap also highlighted the transition of the 7nm Zen 2 to the 3nm Zen 5 and Zen 5C scheduled in 2024.

It is also mentioned that the Zen4 architecture will raise IPC performance by 8 to 10%.

Zen 4 and Zen 5

Performance of the Zen4 is 25% better than the Zen3 in terms of performance per watt gains. The Zen4 will also have a 35% overall performance improvement over Zen3.

The reference benchmarks are based on a desktop Zen 16c 32t processor running Cinebench NT.

Zen4 will be the first x86 5nm processor with a rise of performance of the IPC by 8% to 10%. The Zen4 will have an improvement of 15% in single thread performance and up to 125% memory bandwidth per core. ISA extensions for AI and AVX-512 will be incorporated.

By Harry