There's not a day that goes by with something Ryzen. We talked 32,16, 8, 6 and 4 core processors, we can now add a 12-core version as well. Hey, when it rains it pours.
As it seems, a 12-core processor is in the works, Not a server chip but once again a product for a high performance desktop. It features a new socket and has its turbo clock set at 3.2 GHz, as Videocardz spotted, for this engineering sample test run. It is safe to say it would be a cut-down version of the 16-core processor. This 12 core / 24 threaded CPU would / could most likely be intended for AMD’s HEDT X390 platform. The PC detected with this CPU is an Alienware Area-51 R3.
The processor is listed as an Engineering sample under code 2D2701A9UC9F4_32/27_N (2N 6M 24T 2.7GHz, 12x 512kB L2, 8x 8MB L3).
AMD 2D2701A9UC9F4_32/27_N Engineering Sample
What does it stand for?
Engineering Sample Generation
1: 1st Gen, 2: 2nd Gen, Z: Qual. Sample
S: Server, D: Desktop
A2: 95W, AU: 65W, A9: ?
M = AM4, V = SP3, U = ?
Numbers of cores
hexadecimal C = 12 decimal
Sisoft: 12x 512kB L2, 8x 8MB L3
E4 = A-Step, F4 = B-Step
Turbo / Base Clock
3.2 / 2.7 GHz
The entry was spotted in the SiSoft Sandra ranking database.
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