AMD teased its Summit Ridge CPU at Computex 2016, or as it's more commonly known, the Zen core. The vendor revealed a few details about the upcoming high-end core, with the Zen CPU featuring 8 cores and 16 threads. Zen will be integrated in AMD's AM4 desktop platform, a return to the enthusiast segment for the vendor on the CPU side of things.

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AMD Zen

AMD will be sampling Zen to its OEM partners in the coming weeks and months, and we should get a first look at consumer hardware running the CPU sometime next year. Zen should offer performance on a scale similar to Intel's Broadwell-E processors.