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.
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.