Four cores with eight threads
A few of you might remember that we exclusively posted the news that AMD is working on a 7nm CPU codenamed Starship. The 7nm APU is codenamed Gray Hawk and it aims to attain lower TDPs.
Running well on stock AMD Wraith cooler
While we wait for AMD to launch its first Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs and Excavator-based 7th generation Bristol Ridge APUs, the flagship Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU has already been overclocked by a Korean user with stock AMD Wraith CPU cooler.
Exclusive: Comes in 2017
AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said both publicly and to Fudzilla exclusively that its desktop Zen comes first, followed by server, notebook and embedded products. We have some exclusive news about the first Zen based APU that will come with four Zen cores and Polaris graphics.
It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples
AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.
Top brass at the event
AMD has now officially announced its press conference that will be held on June 1st, during Computex 2016 show in Taipei, Taiwan, which will be all about Polaris GPU updates as well as AMD's 7th generation A-series APUs.
Coming to FX-8350 and FX-6350
According to the latest rumor, AMD might bundle its premium Wraith reference CPU cooler with some AM3+ CPUs as well, including the the FX-8350 and the FX-6350.
Quad core at least
AMD detailed eight of its CPUs and APUs can power a VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
More than a nice pair of Bristols
A new leaked roadmap shows that AMD is adding more to its upcoming Bristol Ridge family of APUs
The A10-7860K and the A6-7470K
AMD has updated its Kaveri desktop APU lineup with two new SKUs, the quad-core A10-7860K and the dual-core A6-7470K.
New FM2+ and AM3+ moterboards incoming as well
During CES 2016 show, AMD has announced the new flagship Kaveri-based APU, the AMD A10-7890K, as well as an announced that new FM2+ and AM3+ motherboards with USB 3.1 and M.2 should be incoming.