It looks like AMD’s upcoming Ryzen CPUs will launch at or before GDC 2017, which starts on February 27th. This is according to GDC’s own session schedule, which contains a session called “Optimizing for AMD Ryzen CPU”, which is presented by AMD is said to take place after AMD’s Ryzen launch.
At this GDC session, which is presented by AMD, the company will be showcasing best practices which will help developers get the most out of AMD’s new CPU architecture.
Last year, AMD held their Capsaicin Event at GDC 2016, where the company first showcased their Polaris 10 GPU architecture and launched their Radeon Pro Duo (Dual R9 Fury X) GPU for game developers.
Optimizing for AMD Ryzen CPU (Presented by AMD)
- Ken Mitchell | Developer Technology Engineer, AMD
- Elliot Kim | Developer Technology Engineer, AMD
Format: Sponsored Session
Pass Type: Audio Track Pass, GDC All Access, GDC All Access + VRDC, GDC Education Summit, GDC Main Conference, GDC Main Conference + VRDC, GDC Summits, Tutorials, & Bootcamps, GDC Summits, Tutorials, & Bootcamps + VRDC, Indie Game Summit, VRDC Pass –
Join AMD Game Engineering team members for an introduction to the recently-launched AMD Ryzen CPU followed by advanced optimization topics. Learn about the Zen microarchitecture, power management, and CodeXL profiler. Gain insight into code optimization opportunities using hardware performance-monitoring counters. Examples may include assembly and C/C++
As you can see in the session schedule above, AMD will be launching their Ryzen series CPUs at or slightly before GDC 2017, which will take place between February 27th and March 3rd..