AMD Unveil 2nd Generation of Ryzen CPUs, Launching This Week


AMD Unveil 2nd Generation of Ryzen CPUs, Launching This Week

A year after the successful launch of its new Ryzen line of CPUS, which in many ways put the company back on track as a viable alternative to Intel, AMD unveils the second generation of the Ryzen. Available to purchase from later this week the new Ryzens offer the same multi-core approach but faster.

And for the first time each AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU comes packed with a decent AMD Wraith Prism cooler inside the box. Sure, it may not be closed loops liquid cooling, but it’s a nice bonus that definitely make it one of the most cost-effective and powerful CPUs for hardware enthusiasts. And gamers.

Prices and model details below. All 2nd RYZEN CPUs have an Australian release date of April 19.

Model Cores/Threads Clock Speed Boost/Base (GHZ) Power Cooler Price (AUD)
Ryzen 7 2700X 8/16 4.3/3.7 105W Wraith Prism (LED) $469
Ryzen 7 2700 8/16 4.1/3.2 65W Wraith Spire (LED) $425
Ryzen 5 2600X 8/16 4.2/3.6 95W Wraith Spire $319
Ryzen 5 2600 8/16 3.9/3.4 65W Wraith Stealth $279

All 2nd gen AMD Ryzen processors are supported by the new AMD X470 chipset, with board makers ASUS ready with an entire X470 Series features ROG Crosshair VII Hero / WiFi Edition, ROG Strix X470-F and X470-I Gaming, Prime X470-PRO and TUF X470-PLUS Gaming. Which you can read more about here.

For more info on the new Ryzen line, head here.

As we’ve been using the first-gen AMD Ryzen 1800X in our PC Gaming Rig, we can definitely recommend them as a great CPU choice. 8 cores, multi-threading, AMD are definitely back in the CPU game in a big way.

Read more here:: AusGamers