Zen APU featuring HBM with 128GB/s bandwidth and larger on-board GPU spotted

AMD’s higher up graphics engineers Mike Mantor has revealed a new Zen APU with some new information. The Zen APU featuring a next generation fully memory coherent interconnect, dubbed Onion3 capable of 50GB/S of total bandwidth. The new chip fabric is based on the evolution of the AMD coherent memory technology in Carrizo which was first shows on Playstation 4 and XBOX ONE’s interconnects. The illustration also makes mention of “more CUs” referring to graphics compute units, which means Zen APUs will feature larger and more powerful.

AMD-Zen-APU HBM

Also the Zen APU will feature HBM memory with 128GB/S of bandwidth, Zen APUs were said to come in 2017, but this new information’s means plans may have changed and they could arrive sooner.

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