Newegg offers the Ryzen 5 2600 6 core 12 thread 3.9GHz CPU bundled with a 120GB 2.5-inch internal solid state drive for $189.99 shipped. Normally the CPU itself runs $190 and the SSD is $35 at Newegg. Recently announced, this is the second-generation of AMD’s Ryzen processor platform which brings added performance over the first generation. Perfect for building a budget gaming machine, we used the previous generation of AMD’s Ryzen 5 in our custom PC build. Learn more about AMD’s Ryzen second generation of processors in our announcement coverage. Ryzen is well-rated at Amazon and the SSD received 4+ stars from 70% of customers.

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If you’re looking for a bit more power, we still have the Ryzen 5 2600X for $210.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 CPU features:

  • 2nd Gen Ryzen
  • 6 Cores/12 Threads
  • AMD StoreMI Technology
  • AMD SenseMI Technology
  • AMD Ryzen Master Utility
  • Socket AM4
  • Max Boost Frequency 3.9 GHz
  • DDR4 Support
  • Unlocked Processor
  • Thermal Design Power 65W
  • AMD Wraith Stealth Cooler Included

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