AMD finally announced the prices for the highly anticipated AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processor lineup powered by the new “Zen 3” architecture. The lineup consists of four new processors, made for improved gaming experience.
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series
Offering up to 16 cores, 32 threads and 72 MB of cache in the top-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors dominate in heavily threaded workloads and power efficiency, while the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X processor offers up to a 26% generational uplift in gaming performance. With extensive improvements throughout the core including a unified 8-core complex with direct access to 32MB L3 cache, the new AMD “Zen 3” core architecture delivers a 19% generational increase in instructions per cycle (IPC), the largest since the introduction of “Zen” processors in 2017.
“Our commitment with each generation of our Ryzen processors has been to build the best PC processors in the world. The new AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors extend our leadership from IPC, power efficiency to single-core, multi-core performance and gaming,” “Today, we are extremely proud to deliver what our community and customers have come to expect from Ryzen processors – dominant multi-core and single-core performance and true gaming leadership – all within a broad ecosystem of motherboards and chipsets that are drop-in ready for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors.”Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit, AMD.
The top of the line 16 core AMD Ryzen 9 5950X offers:
- The highest single-thread performance of any desktop gaming processor
- The most multi-core performance of any desktop gaming processor and any desktop processor in a mainstream CPU socket
The 12 core AMD Ryzen 9 5900X offers the best gaming experience by:
- Average of 7% faster in 1080p gaming across select game titles than the competition
- Average of 26% faster in 1080p gaming across select titles generationally
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processor Line-up and Availability
AMD 500 series motherboards are ready for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors with a simple BIOS update.
MODEL CORES/THREADS TDP(Watts) BOOST/BASE FREQ. (GHz) TOTAL CACHE COOLER SEP (MYR) Tax Inc. EXPECTED AVAILABILITY AMD Ryzen™ 9 5950X 16C/32T 105W Up to 4.9 / 3.4 72MB N/A RM3,699 November 5, 2020 AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900X 12C/24T 105W Up to 4.8 / 3.7 70MB N/A RM2,499 November 5, 2020 AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800X 8C/16T 105W Up to 4.7 / 3.8 36MB N/A RM2,049 November 5, 2020 AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600X 6C/12T 65W Up to 4.6 / 3.7 35MB Wraith Stealth RM1,349 November 5, 2020