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    AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    After discussing the first anniversary of Ryzen, Mike Clark reveals he is working on Zen 5.
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    For those wondering about 4's "unfortunate connotations in Asia", it can be pronounced "shi" - the same pronunciation as the Japanese word for death.
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    I wonder if the new Ryzen will actually be a _competitor_ to Intel vs just another CPU option.

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by DaMoot View Post
    I wonder if the new Ryzen will actually be a _competitor_ to Intel vs just another CPU option.
    depends on application
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by DaMoot View Post
    I wonder if the new Ryzen will actually be a _competitor_ to Intel vs just another CPU option.
    It is a competitor in many things just not single threaded stuff. Because Intel have focused on that so have many software devs - I mean they still have mainly 2-core 4-threads in mobile ffs
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    For those wondering about 4's "unfortunate connotations in Asia", it can be pronounced "shi" - the same pronunciation as the Japanese word for death.
    But they should then call it Zen 4. The Zen Shi of AMDs competitors!

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    But they should then call it Zen 4. The Zen Shi of AMDs competitors!
    Nobody would buy it in Asia though at all....
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    Nobody would buy it in Asia though at all....
    Same reasoning as why Toyota changed the name of the MR2 for the French market.
    Grab that. Get that. Check it out. Bring that here. Grab anything useful. Take anything good.

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Plenty of haswell CPUs sold in asia

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by Xlucine View Post
    Plenty of haswell CPUs sold in asia
    No reference to number 4 in Haswell literature though. 4th generation doesn't translate into anything bad but the number 4 does
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    No reference to number 4 in Haswell literature though. 4th generation doesn't translate into anything bad but the number 4 does
    More to the point what was the Pentium 4 called in asia?

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    More to the point what was the Pentium 4 called in asia?
    Pentium Rubbish....
    AFAIK it was still called Pentium 4
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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    Pentium Rubbish....
    AFAIK it was still called Pentium 4
    Perhaps they just thought the name fitted well and kept it

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    Nobody would buy it in Asia though at all....
    I think that joke was a concorde jet overhead ;P

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    Re: AMD namechecks Zen 5 in Ryzen processor tech discussion

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    For those wondering about 4's "unfortunate connotations in Asia", it can be pronounced "shi" - the same pronunciation as the Japanese word for death.
    5 seems fine but...

    6 sounds like sex, should skip that for being too insensitive in the #MeToo climate.

    7 ate 9, so it's clearly a violent cannibal, better skip that too.

    8 is a single fat lady, we can't fat shame, better skip on that, unlike 8 with the cakes.

    9 is half of a 69, refer to 6 above.

    10 is good, is 10 good? Possibly, lets try 10.

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