AMD officially confirmed that it plans to release new CPU with 16 physical cores and 32 threads. It should arrive this summer 2017. AMD wants to compete their processor with better performance than Intel, which is upcoming platform Skylake-X, the Core i9 with 12-cores chip.
AMD did not reveal any technical details of the processor. In addition to the number of cores that do not know for the frequency, although previous speculation talk about the basic tact 3.1 GHz. It will be a model based on the current 14nm architecture and Zen is designed for enthusiasts.
Due to the high number of cores/threads can be assumed that the processor shall excellent performance in applications that use multiple threads, such as video editing.
For comparison with Intel-HEDTA, we have to wait.