Rumor: AMD is working on 20nm processor for Xbox One




AMD works according to the LinkedIn profile of an employee to a 20nm version of the 28nm APU in the Xbox One. The information on the LinkedIn profile leading to much speculation about a possible new version of the Microsoft console.

The smaller processor , which AMD employee Daniel McConnell mentions in his profile , according to TSMC resulting in a speed increase of 30 percent or an energy saving of 25 percent. The new APU could be also due to its smaller size, the cost of production.

It is unknown what Microsoft wants to do with the 20nm-apu. It is obvious that Microsoft wants to use the processor for a variation on the Xbox One, some media such as Eurogamer speculate that it will be a smaller and cheaper console. The Redmondse company has still not confirmed themselves. It is also unclear what period the new version of the Xbox One can come true.


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