With AMD’s Ryzen 2 on the horizon, if you want to upgrade your rig (and save a little cash), then it may be a better time than ever to pick up one of the first-generation AMD Ryzen chips. Sure, the performance of these chips may be a little lower than their upcoming successors, but at the current pricing it’s hard to argue with the gluttony of cores on offer.
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Back before Christmas, AMD dropped the prices of their Ryzen processors for Black Friday. Since then, prices have fluctuated up and down somewhat but they seem to be set to stay low before AMD’s next generation of processors join the fray in April.