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Enter the PC gaming realm w/ AMD Ryzen 3 + ASRock motherboard: $135 (22% off)

Newegg is offering the AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6GHz Processor with ASRock’s B450M/AC AM4 Motherboard for $134.98 shipped. This is down $40 from buying both items separately, saving you 22%. The Ryzen 3 3200G packs AMD’s Radeon graphics built-in, meaning you won’t have to use an external graphics card like AMD has required for many years. Plus, with the bundled motherboard, you’ll be ready to go for building a brand-new computer. All that’s left is RAM, case, and a power supply to complete your build. Ratings are thin but positive for AMD’s latest.

AMD Stories March 19

expiredBuild a custom PC w/ an 8-core CPU, motherboard, & 250GB NVMe SSD: $300 ($400+ value)

Newegg is offering a bundle that includes AMD’s Ryzen 7 2700 3.2GHz processor, Gigabyte’s X370 motherboard, and a 250GB HP NVMe SSD for $299.99 shipped. If purchased separately, the processor alone is $250, the motherboard adds another $110 value, and the SSD is around $60, for a grand total of over $400 in value. If you want to start building your own computer, this is a great starting point for a powerhouse. The Ryzen 7 2700 processor features 8 cores and 16 threads of power, making it a monster for just about any task you throw at it. Plus, the X370 motherboard you get here is designed for overclocking to make sure you’re getting the absolute most power you can out of your build. All products are well-rated at Amazon.

AMD Stories February 12

expiredUpgrade your system w/ AMD’s Ryzen 5 2600 CPU + The Division 2 for $150 ($225 value)

Amazon offers the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler with Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 for $149.99 shipped. Also at Walmart. Regularly, the processor goes for around $165 and the game carries a $60 price tag for a total value of $225 shipped. AMD’s Ryzen 5 2600 processor features six cores and twelve threads making it perfect for multi-core workloads. Rated 4.8/5 stars.

AMD Stories February 8

expiredStart your next PC build w/ AMD’s 6-core Ryzen 5 CPU + The Division 2 for $180 ($260 value)

Walmart offers the AMD Ryzen 5 3.6GHz 6-core Processor with The Division 2 game code for $179.99 shipped. Regularly Amazon lists the CPU for around $200 without the bonus $60 game and this is one of the best prices we’ve tracked. The Ryzen 5 2600X is a great gaming and workstation processor, as it offers 6 cores and 12 threads of power, making it perfect for multi-core workloads. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

AMD Stories August 13, 2018

AMD has been on a warpath to take the #1 spot from Intel when it comes to processors. With Ryzen, AMD started to rise to the top again, and Threadripper is a great contender when it comes to high-end desktops. AMD is back at it again with its second generation of Threadripper processors, and the highest-end version is available for purchase starting today.

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AMD Stories July 31, 2018

expiredAMD’s Ryzen 3 quad-core CPU w/ Vega 8 Graphics drops to Amazon low at $90 shipped

Amazon offers the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G Processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics for $89.99 shipped. Regularly up to $110 (but selling for around $100 at Amazon lately), this is the lowest that we’ve tracked and is the best available. Before now, AMD’s Ryzen processors required a separate graphics card, but this one has that built-in, saving cost and space when building a new computer. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

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