AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6GHz Six Core AM4 Socket Overclockable Processor

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2ND GENERATION AMD RYZEN 5
The Ryzen 5 2600X Gen2 can provide you faster and smoother computing experiences. Allow Ryzen to power your experience and be prepared to dominate tasks both in-game and out. Driven into existence by the user’s passion AMD have forged a processor with the performance power to dominate your favourite applications, games and more.

ZEN+ ON GEN 2 RYZEN
The 2nd Gen. 2000 Series AMD Ryzen processors build on the phenomenal performance the world witnessed with the legendary 14nm ‘Zen’ Architecture, by moving to a smaller fabrication process to deliver more efficient chips, running faster & cooler, while infusing the latest innovative technologies from AMD. This 12nm ‘Zen+’ Architecture at the heart of Ryzen 2nd Gen. CPUs, allows AMD to deliver some the best performing processors, ever.

AMD WRAITH COOLING FOR SOCKET AM4
AMD have stepped up the ante with a whole new line of AMD Wraith Coolers for the Ryzen 2000 processors. This 2600 AMD CPU comes free with the Wraith-Spire cooler that features near-silent acoustics coupled with capable thermal performance.

X470 MOTHERBOARD OPTIMISED
The 2nd Gen. AMD Ryzen processors using ‘Zen+’ are optimised for use with the brand new X470 motherboard platform, allowing users to take advantage of all the improvements & new technologies packed into the ultra-small 12nm CPU die.

COMPATIBLE WITH EXISTING AM4 MOTHERBOARDS*
Already have an AM4 Motherboard, or don’t need all the features of the X470? Don’t sweat. AMD AM4 Motherboards shipping now with the ‘AMD Ryzen Desktop 2000 Ready’ badge on the box are guaranteed to be compatible, while many motherboard manufacturers are offering BIOS updates to enable support on previously purchased motherboards*. Once you know your AM4 motherboard is compatible, or you have installed your BIOS update, installation is the same as any other Ryzen 3, 5 or 7 Processor. Even better – cooler compatibility is the same too!
*Please look for the ‘AMD Ryzen Desktop 2000 Ready’ badge, or check with your motherboard manufacturer to find out if a BIOS update is available & required for compatibility with the AMD Ryzen 2000 Series CPUs.

PURE POWER
Smart energy monitoring along the progressive 14nm FinFET architecture.

PRECISION BOOST
Adjust your clock speeds to accelerate the applications and games you utilise.

SMART PREFETCH
Complex prediction of the data needed for your applications.

NEURAL NET PREDICTION
True machine intelligence to anticipate the performance needs of your applications.

EXTENDED FREQUENCY RANGE
Using a combination of temperature and power sensors Ryzen CPUs can overclock themselves to unlock even more performance.

SOCKET AM4
AMD Ryzen CPUs require a new Socket AM4 motherboard. Choose from a variety of chipsets, including AMD X370, B350 and A320.

CPU Type
AMD Ryzen 5

CPU Model
2600X

Core Name
Zen+

Socket
AM4

CPU Size
12nm

Number of Cores
6

Number of Threads
12

Clock Speed
3.6GHz

Turbo Speed
4.25GHz

Unlocked Core Multiplier
Yes

Processor Graphics
N/A

Cache
N/A

Max TDP
96W

Heatsink
Included
Wraith SPIRE Active Fan Air Cooler

Packaging
Retail