Despite the new chip runs with 3,4 Ghz compared to 6900K´s 3,7 Ghz, and boost off, it was faster encoding a video with HandBrake. Additionally, the final version the consumers get will have more improvements. That sounds very promising. Read and see more about AMD´s new ZEN CPUs, of wich the desktop variants will be named RYZEN. AMD To Attack Performance Desktop Market With RYZEN, More Zen Architecture Details Revealed | HotHardware I will clearly save some one, after I have a need for a new computer, anyway.