Today marks the launch of AMD’s 2nd Gen Ryzen processors, and our man Leo has already had a chance to take a look at two of the new CPUs, as well as a few shiny new X470 motherboards. For a complete overview, with as much information as we are allowed to tell you at the moment, be sure to check out our unboxing video.
Watch below via Vimeo, or over on YouTube at 2160p HERE
As you can see in the video, Leo has been hands-on with the Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X over the last few days. Alongside this, he has also had a chance to play with three motherboards based on the X470 chipset: Asus’ ROG Crosshair VII Hero Wi-Fi, Gigabyte’s X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi and MSI’s X470 Gaming M7 AC.
The hardware is:
G.Skill SniperX DDR4-3400MHz
Ryzen 5 2600X with Wraith Spire cooler
Ryzen 7 2700X with Wraith Prism cooler
ASRock X370 Pro4
Asus ROG Crosshair VII Hero Wi-Fi
Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi
MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC
We can’t give you performance figures just yet, but the full embargo for that information is lifting very soon so stay tuned for our full review. You can check out our 2nd Gen Ryzen launch article going over specs, pricing and pre-orders, HERE.
KitGuru says: With the products hitting the market very soon, it won’t be long until we can lift the lid on performance figures. Will any of our readers be upgrading to the new Ryzen processors?