AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz (4.2GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 95W YD260XBCAFBOX

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz (4.2GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 95W YD260XBCAFBOX


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  • 6 Cores/12 Threads UNLOCKED
  • Frequency: 4.2 GHz Max Boost
  • Includes Wraith Spire Cooler
  • 19MB of Combined Cache
  • Socket AM4 Motherboard Required

Specifications 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 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB
Cache L3 16MB

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