AMD debuts new Ryzen processors, pre-orders start today

AMD launches 2nd-gen Ryzen: $199 to $329, available April 19, pre-orders today

2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop Processor To Be Available From 19 April Onwards Globally

The announcement comes a year after the first-generation Ryzen chip line-up was released. One year after the first release of AMD Ryzen processors, it announced that the 2nd generation AMD Ryzen processors or CPUs are here and their pre-orders begin from Friday, to offer improved performance and advanced features for a faster and smoother computing experience. It has a base clock of 3.7GHz and a boost speed of 4.3Ghz, which is quicker than 1800X that ran between 3.6Ghz and 4Ghz.

The 2600X is a 6 core 12 thread part with 19MB combined cache, 3.6GHz base and 4.2GHz boost clock speed. It has a clock speed between 3.4Ghz and 3.9GHz, and it goes in direct competition with the Intel Core i5-8500.

Ryzen7 2700 at £259 / $299.

Visual Essay: South Africa honours Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Clenched fists were raised throughout, saluting the beloved " Mother of the Nation " as she was affectionately known as. Click through the gallery in the box above for pictures .

Gigabyte's motherboards are also listed starting at US $239.99 for the X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi, US $179.99 for the Aorus Gaming 5 WiFi, and US $139.99 for the Aorus Ultra Gaming. If you're looking for an AMD chip with integrated graphics, you'll want to check out a Ryzen 5 or a Ryzen 3 model with Vega GPUs included.

AMD has finally announced the 2nd generation Ryzen desktop processors.

When you consider the price point at which these processors are entering the market, their performance and the additional of a highly competent cooler - this is going to cause some major disruption for Intel. All also come with box coolers of varying qualities, which is a change on 1st-gen Ryzen where some X models did not include a cooler. Formerly codenamed as Pinnacle Ridge, these new processors were based on the Zen+ architecture and built using 12nm process technology. With a very competent cooler that comes with the CPU as standard, and the inclusion of their latest overclocking software that makes the process as user-friendly as possible, it certainly looks like AMD are trying to bring overclocking out of the enthusiast realm into more of a mainstream arena. You are still getting more cores and threads as compared to what Intel has to offer. If you are on a budget then you should check out the new pricing as it is possible that a higher-end chip fits into your budget keeping in mind the new pricing.

Sridevi wins Best actress in the 65th National Film Awards
It is because of the support of my family, dancers, and assistants that I've won this award for the second time. Marathi Movie " Dhappa " was awarded the Nargis Dutt Award For Best Feature Film On National Integration.

Learn how to Overclock your AMD or Intel CPU with our guide here. There are four different flavors with the 2700X being the top dog.

Less than a week from now, AMD's retail partners will start shipping the company's second generation Ryzen processors, such as the Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600.

Russia retaliates to US air strike in Syria, warns of consequences
On Wednesday, the US President said the missiles were "coming", but on Thursday he tweeted that he had "never said when". Inaction would threaten his hard-won gains in Syria , dent Russia's prestige and erode his tough-guy image.

Latest News