Earlier, we discussed the rumors that were roaming around the internet since the start of 2018 on AMD’s upcoming processor lineup ‘Ryzen 2nd Generation‘. In our previous article, everything we mentioned was not confirmed and was considered to be ‘just’ the rumors. However, until today, Ryzen’s 2nd Generation arrival has been confirmed!
2nd Generation Processors leaked by Amazon
AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 7 2700X, Ryzen 7 2700, Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 5 2600 have just been spotted on Amazon and other online retailers.
The specifications and pricing of all four SKUs have now been confirmed. The new chips are expected to be available next month on the 19th with AMD’s brand new X470 high-end chipset and B450 mid-range chipset. However, the listings have been removed because they were accidentally posted by the online retailers.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 7 2700
Product ID: YD270XBGAFBOX
The Ryzen 7 2700X is an 8 core, 16 thread 105W TDP CPU with a core clock of 3.7 GHz and a turbo clock speed of 4.35 GHz. The CPU will be bundled with a Wraith Prism cooler. Pricing has now been confirmed at less than $400, $369,99 to be more specific.
Product ID: YD2700BBAFBOX
The Ryzen 7 2700 is again an 8 core, 16 thread part rated at 65W, almost half the TDP of the 2700X. The CPU has a core clock of 3.2 GHz and a turbo clock speed of 4.1 GHz. This CPU will be bundled with the LED version of AMD’s Wraith Spire cooler.
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 5 2600
Product ID: YD260XBCAFBOX
The Ryzen 5 2600X is a six-core, 12 thread processor with a TDP of 95W. The CPU has a core clock speed of 3.7 GHz and a turbo of 4.25 GHz. This particular CPU will ship with the Wraith Spire cooler and is priced at $249.
Product ID: YD2600BBAFBOX
The Ryzen 5 2600 will be the entry level Ryzen 5 chip in AMD’s 2nd generation CPU lineup. 2nd gen Ryzen 3 models will be based on the Raven Ridge APU die, rather than the Zeppelin CPU die, and will feature integrated graphics. The 2600 is a six-core, 12 thread CPU with a 65W TDP. It has a core clock speed of 3.4 GHz and a Turbo clock speed of 3.9 GHz. It will ship with AMD’s Wraith Stealth CPU cooler and will sell at an affordable $199. -Source: wccftech.com
Now that the pricing and the arrival of 2nd Gen have been confirmed, the question is: Will you upgrade to AMD’s Ryzen 2nd Generation CPU’s? Let us know in the comments section below.