AMD’s Ryzen 7 2700X chip has appeared online, following earlier leaks of the Ryzen 5 2600 processor last month. This eight-core chip will succeed the popular Ryzen 7 1700X from the first generation, and will launch alongside the rest of AMD’s Ryzen 2 chips in April.
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The news comes in the form of a 3DMark result - reported by ComputerBase - which indicates a 300MHz clockspeed bump for the eight-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 2700X over the its older Ryzen 7 1700X counterpart - resulting in a base clockspeed bump from 3.4 to 3.7GHz, and a boost clock from 3.8 to 4.1GHz.