AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) is presently trading for $2.01, a stark change from its same-period $3.91 value last year. 1H15 earnings reports indicate a $360 million loss for the company, including a decline in its semi-custom solutions market, where the console chips reside.
Digitimes cites unnamed “sources from motherboard players” as indicating low yield for Zen as the primary delaying factor for shipment of the 14nm FinFET chip. The same unnamed sources boast an “expected […] 40% improvement in performance compared to AMD's existing x86 architecture.”
Please remember your grain of salt with these claims and rumors.
Read the Digitimes article here.