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AMD's Ryzen 5 2600 CPU is only $120 on Newegg right now

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This AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-Core 3.4 GHz processor deal at $120 might be one of the best you'll find during Newegg's FantasTech deals on Amazon Prime Day. The Ryzen 5 2600 is already a good value for its affordable price, but $120 is the lowest we've ever seen it.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor | $120 (save $80)

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor | $120 (save $80)
This 6-core processor is already a good value at its normal $200 price, so this deal is sensational. Move quick, because the sale ends at midnight. 

This Newegg deal expires at midnight, so move fast on this one if you're looking for a cheap upgrade to a legitimately great budget processor. I've been using a 2600 for a few months now and I have yet to play a game it can't keep up with. I'm definitely not the most power-hungry gamer, but I can easily climb up to 120-144 FPS (paired with my GTX 2060) in my favorite shooters.

As a bonus, Newegg is adding on a free three month voucher for Xbox Game Pass. Not every game on the service is PC-compatible, but there are some great Microsoft games on there to that can flex the new 2600.

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Morgan has been writing for PC Gamer since 2018, first as a freelancer and currently as a staff writer. He has also appeared on Polygon, Kotaku, Fanbyte, and PCGamesN. Before freelancing, he spent most of high school and all of college writing at small gaming sites that didn't pay him. He's very happy to have a real job now. Morgan is a beat writer following the latest and greatest shooters and the communities that play them. He also writes general news, reviews, features, the occasional guide, and bad jokes in Slack. Twist his arm, and he'll even write about a boring strategy game. Please don't, though.