AMD launches AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors: the fastest gaming CPUs in the world

AMD introduces the highly anticipated desktop processor line of the AMD Ryzen 5000 series, which is based on the new “Zen 3” architecture. The desktop processors of the AMD Ryzen 5000 series offer up to 16 cores, 32 threads and 72 MB cache in the highest class of the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and dominate high thread workloads with better energy efficiency, with the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X processor being one offers higher gaming performance. up to 26%. With extensive improvements across cores, including an integrated 8-core complex with direct access to the 32MB L3 cache, the new AMD core architecture “Zen 3” offers a 19% increase in instructions per cycle (IPC) , the largest since the existence of the “Zen” processor. in 2017.

“Our commitment with every generation of Ryzen processors is to create the best PC processors in the world. The new AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors strengthen our leadership in IPC4, single-core energy efficiency3 and multi-core performance2 for gaming needs, ”said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager of AMD’s customer business unit. “Today we pride ourselves on delivering what our community and customers expect from Ryzen processors – dominant multi-core2 and single-core performance5 and true gaming leadership6 – all in a broad ecosystem of motherboards and chipsets available for AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors. 5000 series. “

AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors
The “Zen 3” architecture offers an incredible 19% increase in IPC4 over the previous generation of PC workloads, taking Gaming6’s performance leadership and Content2’s performance to a new level. The “Zen 3” architecture reduces latency for accelerated cores and cache communication and doubles the L3 cache per core that can be directly accessed, while the performance per watt is increased by 2.8 times compared to the competition becomes.

The top variant of the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16 Core offers:
– Fastest single-thread performance of any desktop gaming processor available5
– The highest multi-core performance of all desktop gaming processors and of all desktop processors in the Mainstream2 CPU socket

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X with 12 cores offers the best gaming experience with:
– 7% faster on average for games at 1080p resolution in selected titles compared to competitors
– Average of 26% faster in games at 1080p resolution on selected titles compared to previous generations

Availability and range of AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors

CORE MODEL /

THREAD

TDP

(Watt)

BOOST / BASE FREQ. (GHz) TOTAL CACHE COOLER SEP (USD) EXPECTED AVAILABILITY AMD Ryzen ™ 9 5950X 16C / 32T 105W Up to 4.9 / 3.4 72MB N / A $ 799 November 5, 2020 AMD Ryzen ™ 9 5900X 12C / 24T 105W Up to 4.8 / 3.7 70MB N / A $ 549 November 5, 2020 AMD Ryzen ™ 7 5800X 8C / 16T 105W Up to 4.7 / 3.8 36 MB N / A $ 449 November 5, 2020 AMD Ryzen ™ 5 5600X 6C / 12T 65W Up to 4.6 / 3.7 35MB Wraith Stealth $ 299 November 5, 2020

AMD 500 series motherboards are ready with a simple BIOS update for AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors. This broad ecosystem of support and readiness includes more than 100 AMD 500 series motherboards from all major motherboard manufacturers. The AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors announced today are expected to be available worldwide on November 5, 2020.

AMD Ryzen has won the Promo Game Bundle
The AMD Ryzen Equipped to Win game package is back with the highly anticipated new Far Cry® 6 series. Customers who purchase an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, or AMD Ryzen 7 5800X processor between November 5, 2020 and December 31, 2020 will receive a free Far Cry® 6 Standard Edition digital PC upon launch -Game.[x]. Customers who purchase eligible AMD Ryzen 9 3950X, AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, or AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT desktop processors between October 20, 2020 and December 31, 2020 will also receive the free Far Cry® 6 Standard Edition game – Digital PC10 .

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