Originally Posted by Ricwin
I cant see any viable reason to buy the X over non X version. At the time when buying mine, the 2600 was E70 cheaper than the 2600X for no real gain other than a slight boost increase.
better clocks, better binning. I decided not to overclock mine as its a bit of a dog. Games fine under normal clocks with my RX480. Obviously would get more fps with the 2600x. I run a 1700 as well on another system. It's a pretty good overclocker.