2nd gen AMD Ryzen processors are now available!

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2nd gen AMD Ryzen processors are now available!

The chips that will power the new X470 chipset our out in the wild.

AMD's just lifted the lid on its range of 2nd generation Ryzen processor, releasing the specs and Australian pricing of the new chips. They're up to 15 per cent faster than the previous Ryzen processors, come complete with cooling out the box (and the top end Ryzen 7 2700X even includes an RGB-lit cooler), and ready to slot into your shiny new X470 board.

What have we got? Well...

MODEL

CORES

THREADS

CLOCK SPEED MAX BOOST / BASE (GHZ)

SMART PREFETCH CACHE

TDP

COOLER

SEP (AUD)

Ryzen™ 7 2700X

8

16

4.3 / 3.7

20MB

105W

Wraith Prism (LED)

$469

Ryzen™ 7 2700

8

16

4.1 / 3.2

20MB

65W

Wraith Spire (LED)

$425

Ryzen™ 5 2600X

6

12

4.2 / 3.6

19MB

95W

Wraith Spire

$319

Ryzen™ 5 2600

6

12

3.9 / 3.4

19MB

65W

Wraith Stealth

$279

“Last year we started changing the PC industry with the introduction of our first wave of Ryzen processors – delivering more performance, features, and choice to our customers than before. Our 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs continue this pursuit by raising the standards for enthusiast gamers and creators,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, AMD, in today's announcement. “With this launch we’re also demonstrating that we are just getting started, that we are committed to delivering a multi-generational roadmap of leadership high-performance processors that will drive innovation and competition into the industry for years to come.”

We'll have full details and a motherboard round-up in an upcoming issue of PC PowerPlay, so keep your eyes peeled!

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