AMD’s current generation of CPU architecture seems to have lasted forever. Starting with the troublesome Barcelona to very competitive products in the budget and mainstream segments and ending with six-core CPUs and 32nm Fusion parts, the K10/Stars architecture has come a long way. However, it is finally going to be replaced by AMD’s most significant architectural progression since K8. The Hot Chips 22 conference, held between August 22-24th, 2010 is going to conclude with AMD talking about both their Bulldozer and Bobcat architectures.

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AMD’s current generation of CPU architecture seems to have lasted
forever. Starting with the troublesome Barcelona to very competitive
products in the budget and mainstream segments and ending with six-core
CPUs and 32nm Fusion parts, the K10/Stars architecture has come a long
way. However, it is finally going to be replaced by AMD’s most
significant architectural progression since K8. The Hot Chips 22
conference, held between August 22-24th, 2010 is going to conclude with
AMD talking about both their Bulldozer and Bobcat architectures.

Joining in would be Intel’s latest flagship, the Westmere-EX, a ten core server CPU. Very little is known about the Westmere-EX, though it is clear Intel isn’t happy with AMD taking over the core-count leadership with their 12-core Opterons.

Also in the line-up are IBM with Power, Nvidia with GF100, ARM, and more.

Full line-up available at SemiAccurate.