Not worth doing
One of AMD's recently released Ryzen 2000 series CPUs, codename Pinnacle Ridge, has had its top taken off by Der8auer showing that these are still soldered to the IHS and that such a process is simply not worth doing due to small temperature differences.
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.
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”.
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.
December / CES showcase possible
AMD has never really said that it will ship the Zen this year, the company was always cautious about giving the exact date of the launch. We still believe that the desktop version of Zen will get shown late this year, December or at CES, in the first days of next year. Bench-life thinks that the actual shipping will happen in February.