The new AMD Ryzen 2 processors have now launched, bringing us the second-generation Pinnacle Ridge CPUs and bringing Intel a bad case of indigestion. The Ryzen 5 2600X is the deserving sequel to one of our favourite gaming chips of the last twelve months, the Ryzen 5 1600X. How’s that make you feel, Coffee Lake... want some Gaviscon? Check out our pick of the best CPUs for gaming in the face of the second-gen Ryzen launch. When the 1600X first launched we hailed it as the most significant gaming processor that AMD had ever created, and I stand by that. It was a well-priced, powerful multi-threaded CPU, with genuinely competitive gaming performance. It didn’t quite nail the Intel competition on straight in-game frame rate terms, but it was such a good overall package it was almost uncontested as the top gaming CPU until the Core i5 8400 severely undercut it on price. But what it represented was arguably more important. It represented an AMD that was back in the game and … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 5 2600X review: a CPU that deserves to be the heart of your next gaming rig
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AMD is preparing to launch its upcoming Ryzen 2000 products later this month which also include AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and the Ryzen 7 2700X and while these CPUs aren’t released yet but some enthusiasts have already gotten their hands on them and are overclocking them to see just how far AMD Ryzen 2000 CPUs can be pushed. One particular PC enthusiast by the name of “TSAIK” recently submitted his results for overclocking AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X and things look very good for those who would like to overclock these CPUs as he was able to overclock these CPUs to run at 5.8 GHz clock speed across all cores. The AMD Ryzen 5 2600X has a base clock of 3.6GHz and a boost clock of 4.2GHz and he was able to push it to 5883 MHz (5.8 GHz) clock-speed across all 6 Cores using liquid nitrogen as a cooling method. The motherboard used to overclock the CPU was MSI X470 GAMING PLUS motherboard. As for the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, this CPU has a base clock of 3.7GHz and a boost clock … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 5 2600X And Ryzen 7 2700X Already Overclocked At 5.8GHz Across All Cores
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 is one of the upcoming AMD Ryzen 2 chips that we are looking forward to. Having that said we have already looked into the specifications of the processor and you can check it out here. The CPU features 6 cores and 12 threads and hence is great not only for gaming but content creation as well. The CPU has a base clock of 3.4 GHz and can boost to 3.8 GHz. AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Performs 10% Better Than 1600 The AMD Ryzen 2 based 2600 is based on the 12nm process, while there are no additional cores or threads as compared to the previous generation model there is an increase in performance by 10%. Having that said you can check out the difference in performance below: Benchmark AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Difference Multimedia Integer 389.2 Mpix/s 428.54 Mpix/s 10.1% Multimedia Long-int 115.72 Mpix/s 127.01 Mpix/s 9.8% Multimedia Quad-int 3.98 Mpix/s 4.11 Mpix/s 3.3% Multimedia Single-float 380.97 Mpix/s 411.41 Mpix/s 8% Multimedia … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Performs 10% Better As Compared To Previous Generation 1600
It seems that people are paying for AMD Ryzen 3 chips and are getting AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs instead. While it seems to be odd, multiple reports are coming in regarding the matter and it seems to be a barcode error of some sort. The barcode on the box clearly states AMD Ryzen 3 but the CPU inside is AMD Ryzen 5. AMD Ryzen 5 Inside AMD Ryzen 3 Marked Boxes This is most probably an issue from the retailer and will not affect other people, so it is not likely that you will have the same luck but there have been a few lucky ones that have reported this incident. To remind you of the difference, AMD Ryzen 3 chips have 4 cores and 4 threads but AMD Ryzen 5 chips come with 6 cores and 12 thread. AMD Ryzen 5 is pretty competitive as it is but a few lucky people have just got the bargain of their life by getting an AMD Ryzen 5 for the price of an AMD Ryzen 3 CPU. These people have hence saved at least $100. Getting additional cores and threads is something that … [Read more...] about People Are Getting AMD Ryzen 5 Chips When They Buy AMD Ryzen 3