AMD has finally released the AMD Ryzen 5000, and it is on its way to dethroning Intel in the processors market. The reports claimed that the AMD’s new lineup managed to outperform Intel in terms of raw gaming performance. The AMD Ryzen 5000 processors have helped the company to grow and achieve high sales for the first time, beating Intel. AMD launched four CPUs for the new 5000 series — AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X.
AMD Ryzen 5000 Release Date and Price
The semiconductor company officially launched the new processors’ lineup on November 5, 2020. All the processors have reached the retailers around the world. There had been availability issues, so some regions may have to wait a while to get a new processor. As for the prices, the cheapest processor in the lineup is AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, which costs US$299. Meanwhile, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X costs US$449, AMD Ryzen 9 5900X costs US$549, and the most powerful processor costs a whopping sum of US$799.
AMD Ryzen 5000 Specifications
The new processors in the 5000 series are the most powerful and fast CPUs ever developed by AMD. From video editing to productivity, Ryzen 5000 series stands atop. The previous Ryzens were also seamless for this purpose, but the new Ryzen 5000 series can offer incredible gaming experience. Thanks to the new Ryzen 5000 series, AMD has finally pulled ahead in gaming.
The AMD Ryzen 5000 features next-gen Zen 3 CPU architecture. This Zen 3 redesign successfully topples Intel with its excellent IPC performance that attains single-core performance. Each Core Complexes (CCX) in Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 has direct access to 32MB of L3 cache and features 8 cores, which is double than the previous Zen 2 chips. The high-end AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has even more impressive specs as it features 16 cores and 32 threads. Furthermore, it has massive 4.9GHz boost clock and 72 MB L2+L3 cache with 105W TDP.
AMD Ryzens sales skyrocket
With the incredible generation leaps in the new processors, AMD is enjoying high sales with Ryzen 5000. The recent sale number indicate that 6,000 units of AMD Ryzens 5000 were sold out of AMD’s total 35,000 units comprising all products. Market experts believe that the number may have increased but couldn’t due to stock shortages.