We look at that non-X model Ryzen 5 2600. The 'regular' six-core proc is a few tenners cheaper compared to the 2600X, but really, it's the same stuff. It's just that the X is better binned and has better default clock frequencies. However, if you are willing to tweak a bit yourself, you can save them few tenners and retrieve the very same performance.A perfect piece of silicon for proper threading and gaming? Well, let's find out.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips