AMD introduces Ryzen brand for highly anticipated Zen-based desktop processors


Ryzen is the new brand name being announced today for AMD’s flagship desktop processor that will be introduced in the first quarter. Formerly known under the code name Summit Ridge, Ryzen is the first processor that will be based on AMD’s highly touted Zen design, which took four years to design and could be AMD’s most competitive processor architecture in a decade. Ryzen will debut in the first quarter at a base speed of 3.4 gigahertz. It will have eight cores and 16 threads, 20 megabytes of secondary memory known as cache, and a new power-saving technology called the AMD SenseMI.

Source: venturebeat