AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
|Processor cores||Hexa-Core (6)||Hexa-Core (6)||Quad-Core (4)||Quad-Core (4)|
|Socket (CPU)||AM4 (2nd gen AMD)||AM4 (2nd gen AMD)||AM4 (3rd gen AMD)||1151 (8th + 9th gen Intel)|
The AMD Ryzen 5 2600X has an AM4 socket. Make sure your motherboard has the same socket, otherwise your processor won't work.
The AMD Ryzen 5 2600X processor is a good choice if you like gaming or editing videos. This CPU has 6 cores and no less than 12 threads, which means it can easily run multiple applications at the same time. You can simultaneously edit several videos in Full HD or play a game while you're streaming. The 3.6GHz clock speed ensures that you can do this quickly as well. Need more computing power? If so, you can easily overclock the processor. AMD includes a processor cooler, which ensures your CPU won't get overheated.