AMD plans Raven Ridge processors on Zen architecture

AMD plans Raven Ridge processors on Zen architecture

Little by little AMD’s plans for the near future have become known – the company will offer a number of new chips next year including the budget-oriented Bristol Ridge and Stoney Ridge processors on the Bulldozer architecture and the all new Zen-based Summit Ridge processors – all of them will run in the new AM4 socket. It appears, however, that there will be another Zen offering – a chip family called Raven Ridge.

Raven Ridge will offer Zen technology to the mid-range market segment and the chips in the line will use the same AM4 socket. Speaking of it AMD will use this socket until at least year 2020, which will allow users problem-free upgrade paths to faster processors. Raven Ridge will appear in 2017 so there will be some waiting to do but the good news is that this chip family will cover the mobile segment as well using the new FP5 socket, which means Raven Ridge chips will be soldered to the motherboard.

The new processors will use the upcoming Promontory chipset that will offer USB 3.1 second generation support and other new features. There’s little information on Promontory as of now, though, except that it will have support for DDR4, SATA, HDMI, DisplayPort and more.

Source: DVHardware.net

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