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Amazon’s Black Friday deals are offering the AMD Ryzen 5 7600 entry-level CPU for its cheapest recorded price to date. You can currently get your hands on the mainstream processor for only $199 (was $229) for a saving of 13% – that’s a full $30 slashed off the sticker price.
The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 is a 6-core and 12 threads processor running on the new AM5 socket with a base clock speed of 3.8 MHz out of the box. It has a 65W TDP and should be perfect for anyone looking to put together a budget build with current-generation gaming hardware. This is the first major price drop we’ve observed on this chipset making now the ideal time to considering investing.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600
It’s not exactly going to rival some of the best CPUs in terms of performance but there’s no faulting the capabilities of what the AMD Ryzen 5 7600 can do at the sub-$200 mark. You’re benefiting from all the advantages of Zen 4 microarchitecture without some of the higher price tags usually associated with the tech.
This includes the extra speeds afforded to DDR5 RAM exclusively. Fortunately, this faster memory speed has come down dramatically in recent years, and we recommend keeping an eye out on the Black Friday DDR5 RAM deals if you’re looking for an upgrade. That extends to the boost clock of this chipset, able to push up to 5.1 GHz which isn’t bad for a budget processor at all. Combine this with the 32MB of L3 cache and you have a CPU that’s more than enough for mainstream gaming and solid productivity tasks.
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