Began selling AMD Ryzen 5
AMD has announced the beginning of sales of AMD Ryzen 5. According to the manufacturer, the range of AMD Ryzen 5 includes the world’s fastest six-core desktop processor. The superiority of AMD Ryzen 5 1600X over the flagship model Intel Core i5-7600K reaches 87%.
Base frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X equal to 3.6 GHz, increased to 4.0 GHz, increased the XFR — 4,1 GHz. CPU with a TDP of 95 watts comes with no cooler and costs $249. The rest of today’s processors feature a TDP of 65 watts.
Their list includes another six-core model is also able to run twelve threads. This AMD processor Ryzen 5 1600. Its base frequency is 3.3 GHz, increased to 3.6 GHz, increased the XFR — 3.7 GHz. Complete with cooler Wraith Spire it costs $219.
Model 1500X Ryzen AMD 5 and AMD Ryzen 5 1400 — Quad, execute up to eight threads. Base frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X equal to 3.5 GHz, increased to 3.7 GHz, increased the XFR — 3.9 GHz. This CPU cooler is also equipped with a Wraith Spire. The recommended price is $189.
Base frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3,2 GHz, increased to 3.4 GHz, XFR increased to 3.45 GHz. Package included chiller Wraith Stealth. The recommended price is $169.
All of these processors are designed for installation in a motherboard with a socket AM4. According to AMD, the company’s partners deliver a variety of boards including the budget model on the chipset A320 that cost $50.
Related link: Review AMD Ryzen 5 1600X.