AMD Expects Limited Zen CPU Shipments in Q4 2016 ? Full Volume Launch in Q1 2017
We have been very focused on the server launch for first half of 2017. Desktop should launch before that. In terms of true volume ability, I believe it will be in the first quarter of 2017. We may ship some limited volume towards the end of the fourth quarter, based on how bring up goes and the customer readiness. Lisa Su, AMD CEO via
AMD was also kind enough to share some details on the specifications for the Summit Ridge processors. The Zen architecture is simply deployed in Summit Ridge family of FX processors. To make it simple, Summit Ridge stands for the family name, Zen stands for architecture name and FX will be the branding used to determine the various SKUs in the lineup. Specifications of Zen based chips would include 8 cores and 16 threads. The chips can scale up and down depending on the modules enabled or disabled.
AMD’s Latest Zen Based Opteron and Raven Ridge APUs Will Also Be Available in 2017【AMD Zen架构皓龙和Raven Ridge APU也将于2017年出货】