• Chinese chipmaker Longsoon has launched its first fully homegrown processor based on a custom ISA, with its performance expected to be on par with the 1st Gen Ryzen chips. The Longsoon 3A5000 is built to be up to 50% faster than its predecessor, the 3A4000, all the while drawing 30% less power. Given that the latter was roughly equivalent to Excavator, the former should be comparable to Zen 1 which also brought about an IPC…

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