After spending four years developing Ryzen, AMD plans to keep the architecture around for at least four more.
Surfing on a non-existing car wave
It looks like AMD is on schedule to finally show all the cards about Summit Ridge, the Ryzen - Zen desktop part but we found interesting that the famous Elon Musk largely built Tesla's success on the same strategy Lisa and her team used for AMD.
Desktop, server then notebook
Summit Ridge, Ryzen is on track for Q1 2017, Naples, a server part is on track for Q2 2017 while AMD’s CEO confirmed that Raven Ridge Zen APU is on track to launch in the second half of 2017.
2H 2017 Raven Ridge for notebooks
AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said that Summit Ridge, the processor that we will know as Ryzen, will arrive in Q1 2017 and she mentioned that Naples Zen for server will appear in Q2 and Raven Ridge, Zen APU will deliver in the second half of 2017.
Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock
At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.
Summit Ridge coming in Q1 2017
A set of leaked slides confirms that AMD has decided to brand its upcoming Zen-based Summit Ridge AM4 CPUs as Ryzen and these should be coming in Q1 2017.
It will be streamed
While waiting for Zen is remarkably like waiting for Godot, we have just been told that AMD will be holding a sneak peek of its high-performance Zen CPU on 13 December.
Over the past few days, more information has been revealed regarding AMD’s pricing and performance configurations for its Zen desktop processors, codenamed Summit Ridge.
Zen based Summit Ridge? Probably not
It looks like ECS one of the motherboard partners, plans to show off the B350 Bristol Ridge based motherboard.
“Easily clocked” to 4.2GHz with standard air or liquid cooling
Last week, two Chinese sources revealed some details regarding the naming schemes and potential pricing of AMD’s upcoming Zen-based desktop processor lineup, codenamed “Summit Ridge”.