AMD K12

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K12
Produced 2016
Designed by AMD
Min. feature size 14 nm FinFET
Instruction set ARMv8-A
Predecessor

ARM Cortex-A57 (ARMv8-A)

Excavator (x86/64)

K12 is the first microarchitecture based on the ARMv8-A (AArch64) instruction set under development by AMD estimated to be released in 2016.[1]

It will be based on the Globalfoundries/Samsung 14 nm FinFET manufacturing process.[2] The microarchitecture will focus on high frequency and power efficiency and will target the dense server, embedded and semi-custom market segments.[3]

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