November 11, 2009 At-A-Glance Codename Decoder

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November
11
,

2009


At
-
A
-
Glance
Codename
Decoder
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Introduction

The following document is designed to help decipher
publicly referenced
codenames
associated with the presentations at
AMD
Financial Analyst Day on Nov
ember

11
,

2009
.
C
odenames
are
alphabetically
listed

and/or indicated in “”
.


“Adelaide”

Market: Server

What is it? Ultra low
-
power server platform for the 1P and 2P markets. “Adelaide” will
feature a C32 socket and the low power AMD SR5650 chipset. “Adelaide” will support the
45nm

AMD Opteron™ 4100 Series processor (“Lisbon”) and the 32nm AMD Opteron


4200
Series processor (“Valencia”).

Planned for introduction:
1H
10



AMD Velocity”

Market: Multiple devices

What is it? Represents a shift in the company’s design methodology and
product
introduction cadence. In bringing about the Accelerated Processing Unit era of computing,
visual computing technologies will increasingly drive the AMD pace of innovation. Th
e AMD
Fusion™ Design Methodology will build on AMD’s already established a
nnual GPU design
cycle to achieve a faster innovation pace than AMD previously achieved with a CPU
-
only
development focus. AMD Velocity is designed to deliver performance breakthroughs via
teraFLOPS
-
class GPU compute power in tandem with performance and lo
w
-
power x86 core
options. It is expected to result in clear, compelling platform differentiation for AMD, and
the delivery of
our

best APU on the market every year.

Planned for introduction:
Current guiding principle for AMD roadmaps


“Bobcat”

Market:
Multiple devices, including notebooks like ultrathins and netbooks.

What is it? A very low
-
power x86 processor core first featured in the “Ontario” APU primarily
aimed at notebook processing in ultrathin and netbook form factors. “Bobcat” is designed to
be

an extremely small, highly flexible, single threaded x86 core that easily can be scaled up
and combined with other IP in SoC configurations.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Brazos”

Market: Notebook

What is it? Ultrathin notebook and netbook platform and
<20W “new market products”
platform to include dual
-
core “Ontario” APU. It will feature DirectX 11
-
capable graphics..

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Broadway”

Market:
Notebook Discrete Graphics

What is it?
40nm
M
obility Radeon
™ GPU

for enthusiast notebooks, with GDDR5 and DirectX
11
graphics.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Budapest”



Market: Server

What is it? Quad
-
Core AMD Opteron™ processor with AM2 Socket for 1P server market.

Introduced: Q208


“Buenos Aires”

Market: Server

What

is it? Socket AM3 server platform with SR56x0 chipset supporting the 45nm Quad
-
Core AMD Opteron™ processor for 1P markets (code
-
named “Suzuka”).

Introduced: Q209


“Bulldozer”

Market: Server and Client

What is it? A multi
-
threaded performance
-
oriented x86

processor core contained in the
“Zambezi” processor for client PCs and “Interlagos” and “Valencia” processors for servers.
Included in the “Scorpius” desktop PC platform and “Maranello,” “Adelaide,” and “San
Marino” server platforms.
“Bulldozer” will be a

completely new, high performance
architecture for the
mainstream
server, desktop and notebook PC markets that employs
a
new approach to multithreaded compute performance for achieving
advanced
efficiency and
throughput
. “Bulldozer” is designed to give AMD

an exceptional CPU option for linking with
GPUs in highly scalable, single
-
chip Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) configurations.
“Bulldozer” offers AMD another exceptional CPU option for linking with GPUs in highly
scalable, single chip APU configuratio
ns
.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Caspian”

Market: Notebook

What is it? A 45nm dual
-
core notebook processor included in the 2009 Mainstream notebook
platform codenamed “Tigris”.

Introduced: 2H09


“Cedar”

Market: Discrete Graphics

What is it? Entry level desktop discrete DirectX 11
-
capable graphics card.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Champlain”

Market: Notebook

What is it? The first AMD quad
-
core notebook processor, intended for the “Danube”
mainstream notebook platform.
Includes 2M cache and DDR3 memory support.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Conesus”

Market: Notebook

What is it? A dual
-
core BGA socket notebook processor included in the 2
nd

generation
ultrathin notebook platform.

Introduced: 2H09


“Cypress”

Market: Disc
rete Graphics

What is it? Enthusiast graphics card, with models branded as the ATI Radeon™ HD 5870
and ATI Radeon™ HD 5850.

Introduced: 2H09




“Danube”

Market: Notebook

What is it? Mainstream notebook platform with DirectX 10.1 IGP and DDR3 memory for high

performance with optimum efficiency. Includes DirectX 11 discrete graphics options. This
platform, which is designed to offer up to 7 hours of battery life under typical usage
scenarios, will bring to market the “Champlain” processor, the first quad
-
core
processors
offered by AMD specifically for the notebook market.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Dorado”

Market: Desktop

What is it? Mainstream desktop platform that supports socket AM3 dual
-
core, triple
-
core
and quad
-
core AMD Athlon™ II processors and
includes the RS880P + SB810 chipset.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Geneva”

Market: Notebook

What is it? Dual
-
core 45 nm BGA socket processor with 2M cache and DDR3 memory
support for the “Nile” ultrathin notebook platform.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Hemlock”

Market: Discrete Graphics

What is it? Targeting ultra high
-
end enthusiasts, this graphics card includes two “Cypress”
GPUs and is expected to be the fastest graphics card in the world when it is introduced later
this year.

Planned for introduct
ion: 2H09


“Huron”

Market: Notebook

What is it? A single
-
core BGA socket notebook processor included in the 1
st

generation
ultrathin notebook platform, formerly codenamed “Yukon”.

Introduced: 1H09



“Interlagos”

Market: Server

What is it? 12
-

or 16
-
core
32nm server processor for 2P and 4P markets, based on the new
“Bulldozer” processor core. Will carry the AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series processor brand and
be supported by the AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series (“Maranello”) platform.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Istanbul”

Market: Server

What is it? The Six
-
Core AMD Opteron™ processor that pairs with current Socket F (1207)
platforms, as well as recently introduced platforms based on the AMD 56x0 chipsets.

Introduced: 1H09


“Juniper”

Market: Discrete Graphics

What is it? ATI Radeon™ HD 5770 and ATI Radeon™ HD 5750 graphics cards, targeting the
price/performance focused consumer.



Introduced: 2H09


“Leo”

Market: Enthusiast Desktop

What is it? Successor of current “Dragon” enthusiast desktop platform technology.
“Leo” will
feature “Thuban” six
-
core AM3 processors, new AMD RD890 performance chipsets, and
next generation DirectX 11
-
capable discrete graphics cards from the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000
Family. Leo is expected to offer ultimate performance for immersive gaming

with support
for ATI Eyefinity technology.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Lisbon”

Market: Server

What is it? 4 or 6 core 45nm server processor servicing 1P and 2P markets. Will be branded
as the AMD Opteron™ 4100 Series processor and supported by the
AMD Opteron™ 4000
Series platform (“San Marino”) or the ultra low
-
power “Adelaide” platform.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Llano”

Market: Notebooks and Desktops

What is it? “Llano” is a 32nm processor, and AMD’s first APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).
It is primarily intended for mainstream notebooks and desktops. “Llano” is engineered to
deliver impressive visual computing experiences, outstanding performance with low power
and long battery life.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Lynx”

Market: Mainstream Desktop

What is it? Energy
-
efficient mainstream desktop platform based on “Llano” APUs with
multiple processor cores and DDR3 memory, as well as DX11 graphics technology.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Madison”

Market: Notebook

Discr
ete Graphics

What is it?
40nm
M
obility Radeon
™ GPU

for performance notebooks
with GDDR5 and
DirectX
11 graphics.

Planned for introduction? 1H10


“Magny
-
Cours”

Market: Server

What is it? 8 or 12
-
core 45nm server processor with HyperTransport 3.0 and 4
channels of
DDR3 memory, for 2P and 4P markets. Will be branded as the AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series
processor and be offered on the AMD Opteron™ 6000 Series platform (“Maranello”).

Planned for introduction: 1H10



“Maranello”

Market: Server

What is it? New AM
D Opteron™ 6000 Series platform using a G34 socket with the AMD
SR56x0 chipset. The platform is planned to offer DDR3 memory capability and support the
45nm AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series (“Magny
-
Cours”) and 32nm AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series


(“Interlagos”) processor
s. “Maranello,” is designed to introduce unprecedented leaps in
performance
-
per
-
watt for AMD Opteron™ processors

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Nile”

Market: Notebook

What is it: “Nile” is AMD’s third
-
generation ultrathin notebook platform which features the
45nm dual
-
core “Geneva” processor using DDR3 memory technology and is designed to
enable more than seven hours battery life under typical usage scenarios.

Planned

for Introduction: 1H10


“Ontario”

Market: Primarily ultrathin notebooks and netbooks

What is it? Dual
-
core System on a Chip (SoC) implementation and APU of the upcoming
“Bobcat” core for ultrathin notebooks, netbooks and <
20W new market products. Ontario is
designed to offer a performance PC experience in a low
-
power design.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Park”

Market:
Notebook Discrete Graphics

What is it?

40nm m
ainstream
M
obility Radeon
™ GPU

with GDDR5 and DirectX 11 graphics.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Redwood”

Market: Discrete Graphics

What is it? Mainstream desktop discrete DirectX 11
-
capable graphics card.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Sabine”

Market: Notebook

What is it? Energ
y
-
efficient, mainstream notebook platform based on quad
-
core “Llano”
APUs and supporting DirectX 11 graphics and DDR3 memory.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“San Marino”

Market: Server

What is it? New 1P and 2P server platform suited for large, dense deployments that require
power efficiency and flexibility, as well as environments where cost is a key driver. Designed
to be ideal for small/medium businesses, as well as web, cloud and inf
rastructure
applications. Will be branded as the AMD Opteron™ 4000 Series platform and will support 4
-
core and 6
-
core 45nm AMD Opteron™ 4100 Series processor (“Lisbon”) and the planned
32nm AMD Opteron™ 4200 Series processor (“Valencia”) using the C32 sock
et and the AMD
SR56x0 chipset.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Scorpius”

Market: Desktop

What is it? Enthusiast desktop platform based on the “Zambezi” processor (“Bulldozer” x86
core based)
with
4
-
8 cores
,

DDR3 memory, AM3 socket and next
-
generation AMD

discrete
graphics technology.

Planned for introduction: 2011




“Suzuka”

Market: Server

What is it? 45nm Quad
-
Core AMD Opteron™ processor for 1P server market.

Introduced: 1H09


“Thuban”

Market: Desktop

What is it? New 45
-
nm socket AM3 enthusiast desktop
processors with up to 6 cores for
megatasking performance. Will appear within the “Leo” platform.

Planned for introduction: 1H10


“Valencia”

Market: Server

What is it? Six
-

or eight
-
core 32nm processor for 1P and 2P markets, based on the new
“Bulldozer”

processor core. Will be branded as the AMD Opteron™ 4200 Series processor
and will be supported by the AMD Opteron™ 4000 Series platform (“San Marino”) or the
ultra low
-
power “Adelaide” platform.

Planned for introduction: 2011


“Zambezi”

Market: Desktop


What is it: 4, 6, or 8
-
core 32
-
nm desktop socket AM3 socket processor based on the
“Bulldozer” processor architecture for the enthusiast market.

Planned for introduction: 2011





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