AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-Core 3.4GHz (3.9GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 65W YD2600BBAFBOX

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-Core 3.4GHz (3.9GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 65W YD2600BBAFBOX


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6 Cores/12 Threads UNLOCKED
Frequency: 3.9 GHz Max Boost
Includes Wraith Stealth Cooler
19MB of Combined Cache
Socket AM4 Motherboard Required

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Specs Overview

Release Date April 2018

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Series Ryzen 5
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 6
CPU Threads 12
CPU Clock Rate 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB
Cache L3 16MB

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Critic Reviews


This has been a very interesting ride as i'm used to launch articles and showing the latest and greatest. Now I'm looking at comparing gaming performance on the middle of the road SKU or what many would label boring. This is one of those moments where...

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AMD's made decent progress in the space of a year, working on its weakness in single-threaded performance and 1080p gaming while continuing to push its advantage in multi-threaded performance.

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 delivers excellent performance when it comes to games and productivity applications. It is also a great choice if you are building your own PC in a compact case since it has a 65W TDP. The Ryzen 5 2600 is more than just a quality gaming CPU; with its multi-threaded chops, it also has a good value chip.


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