In AMD’s recent earnings calls for the fiscal year of 2015, the company confirmed that their Zen-based Summit Ridge FX CPUs will be launching in late 2016. AMD’s Zen core has been under development for the last two years. Zen will introduce two brand new processor families codenamed Summit Ridge and Bistol Ridge which will address the high-performance and mainstream consumer markets.
The Summit Ridge family is now confirmed in AMD’s latest processor roadmaps. This family will have a range of processors based on the latest Zen core architecture. This core will be seen in AMD’s high-end CPUs in their FX series. This will be the official update to the Vishera family which was based on the Piledriver core.