Rumour has it that AMD is planning to unveil a new segment in its consumer-based Summit Ridge processor lineup that is aimed solely at hardcore overclockers. According to sources, this processor segment or variant is somewhat similar to how Intel labels its unlocked processors under the ‘K-series.’
That said, it would be interesting to see how AMD will market its new Zen-based ‘overclock hungry’ processors, simply because most of the company’s recent processors also support base overclocking.
However, sources have mentioned that AMD will likely be introducing higher overclocking margins when it comes to its upcoming overclock dedicated CPU segments. Currently, it’s unknown whether AMD will continue to feature unlocked multipliers on of all its upcoming Zen-based processors.
That aside, recent rumours also suggest that AMD’s upcoming overclocking processor processor variants may not come with a stock CPU cooler. This is particularly interesting because the company had just unveiled its new Wraith stock CPU cooler earlier this year.
Nonetheless, 2017 looks to a very big year for AMD, since it will be the year where its immensely hyped Zen-based processors are going to be released and of course, the unveiling of its highly anticipated Vega-equipped graphics cards.