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New AMD Ryzen CPUs with built-in graphics – South African pricing

AMD’s second-generation[1] of Ryzen processors are expected to launch in South Africa later this month. Online retailers Wootware, Rebel Tech, and Evetech have listed local pricing for the AMD Ryzen 2200G and 2400G desktop chips – due for shipment in the coming weeks. The “G” designation refers to the chips’ integrated graphics cores, which are based on AMD’s Vega architecture.

The new Ryzen chips are built on AMD’s refined Zen+ architecture and are compatible with AM4 motherboard sockets. AMD also announced it will begin shipping a new generation of Ryzen processors without integrated graphics in April. According to Wootware’s product listings, the Ryzen 2200G and Ryzen 2400G are expected to arrive in South Africa on 27 February 2018.

The specifications and South African pricing of the desktop processors are below.


AMD Ryzen 3 2200G

Specifications
Cores 4
Threads 4
Base Clock 3.5GHz
Boost Clock 3.7GHz
L3 Cache 4MB
Graphics Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
TDP 65W

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G

New AMD Ryzen CPUs with built-in graphics – South African pricing

Specifications
Cores 4
Threads 8
Base Clock 3.6GHz
Boost Clock 3.9GHz
L3 Cache 4MB
Graphics Radeon Vega 11 Graphics
TDP 65W

Now read: AMD Ryzen CPU prices slashed in South Africa[2]

References

  1. ^ second-generation (mybroadband.co.za)
  2. ^ AMD Ryzen CPU prices slashed in South Africa (mybroadband.co.za)

AMD Ryzen CPU prices slashed in South Africa

AMD recently announced[1] it would cut the prices of its first-generation Ryzen desktop processors. Rebel Tech has confirmed to MyBroadband that these price cuts are starting to take effect in South Africa, with many Ryzen processors now heavily discounted. Price reductions vary according to product, but certain Ryzen processors have seen price cuts of up to 30%.

High-end CPUs are the most affected by the slashed prices, with the Ryzen 7 1800X over R1,000 cheaper.

The reductions followed AMD’s announcement that it would launch a refreshed Ryzen CPU lineup this year – based on its Zen+ architecture.

Pricing of the discounted Ryzen desktop processors from online retailers Wootware[2], Rebel Tech[3], Evetech[4], and Raru[5] is listed below.


Rebel Tech

Processor

New Price

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 R1,639
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X R1,899
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 R2,299
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X R2,449
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 R3,460
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X R3,818
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 R4,499
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X R4,699
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X R5,199

Wootware

Processor

New Price

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 R1,599
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X R1,899
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 R2,499
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X R3,099
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 R3,499
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X R3,999
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 R4,699
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X R4,999
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X R5,599

Evetech

Processor

New Price

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X R1,899
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 R2,299
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X R2,449
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 R3,399
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X R3,799
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 R4,499
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X R4,699
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X R5,199

Raru

Processor

New Price

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 R1,600
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X R1,927
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 R2,432
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X R2,511
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 R3,749
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X R4,057
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 R4,678
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X R4,858
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X R5,325

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References

  1. ^ recently announced (mybroadband.co.za)
  2. ^ Wootware (www.wootware.co.za)
  3. ^ Rebel Tech (www.rebeltech.co.za)
  4. ^ Evetech (www.evetech.co.za)
  5. ^ Raru (raru.co.za)
  6. ^ Nvidia sales surge due to crypto mining demand (mybroadband.co.za)