AMD has announced 6 new desktop processor models for the market based on the company’s Zen 3 and Zen 2 architectures. It has shared all the details about the price & availability of a previously announced Ryzen 7 5800X3D model as well as extended support for the 300-series chipset.
Ryzen 5000 Series
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Ryzen 5000 series is based on Zen 3 and has 3 models in the series. The top model is the new Ryzen 7 5700X which is similar to the 8-core/16-thread 5800X but with boost//base clocks reduced to 220.127.116.11GHz. It has a lower TDP of 65W and is priced at 299 dollars. There is no box cooler with the 5700X.
The second one is the Ryzen 5 5600 which is a 6-core/12-thread 5600X with clocks reduced to 4.4/3.5GHz. It costs 199 dollars and includes the Wraith Stealth Cooler.
The lowest model in the series is the new Ryzen 5 5500. It is the 5600G with integrated Vega 7 GPU disabled and clocks reduced to 4.2/3.6GHz. It gets only 19MB of cache and PCIe 3.0 support. It is priced at 159 dollars and comes with a Wraith Stealth Box Cooler.
Ryzen 4000 Series
The Ryzen 4000 series of CPU is based on Zen 2 architecture and on the Renoir APU lineup too, but with some changes. The top-end model is the Ryzen 5 4600G which features 6-cores/12-thread and 4.2/3.7GHz clock speed. G indicates the processor has integrated graphics. It features 11MB of cache, 65W TDP, and comes with the Wraith Stealth Cooler for 154 dollars.
Next up is the Ryzen 5 4500, which sports 6-cores/12 threads, 4.1/3.6GHz clock speed, 11MB cache, and 65W TDP but no integrated graphics. It also comes with the Wraith Stealth Cooler for 129 dollars.
Lastly is the Ryzen 3 4100 which features 4-cores/8 threads, 4.0/3.8GHz clock speed, 6MB cache, 65W TDP, and comes with Wraith Stealth Cooler for 99 dollars.
All these processors will be available starting Monday, April 4.
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Ryzen 7 5800X3D will be available starting April 20 for 449 dollars. It is a 5800X using AMD’s 3D V-Cache technology that uses 3D die stacking to massively increase the cache capacity. It is 15% faster than the 5900X in gaming and will be the fastest-growing CPU on the market.
AMD has also announced that it is bringing Ryzen 4000 and 5000 series CPU support to the 300 series chipset motherboards. This includes the X370, the B350, and even the A320 chipset models. The beta BIOS updates enabling support will be available in April through the respective motherboard manufacturer’s website.