Rejoice! The AMD 5000 Series CPU is finally here! Starting today AMD’s new 5000 series desktop processors, with their new Zen 3 architecture, have hit the market. The 5600X entry model starts at just $299! The higher-end 5900X model is being touted as ‘The World’s Best Gaming Processor’ for those looking to invest.
WHAT’S NEW IN THE AMD 5000 SERIES?
The new Ryzen 9 5900X Desktop Processor is packed with 12 CPU cores, 24 threads, and overclocked at 4.8GHz. Making a pretty big leap in performance from previous generations. With Precision Boost 2, Precision Boost Overdrive, you can change your overclocking speed boost at the touch of a button. Giving you precise control over your PC’s performance and speed. The 5000 Series makes it easier to configure and customize than ever before.
THE WORLDS BEST CPU?
AMD’s 5900X is a powerhouse, but the 5950X is even better. It will come equipped with 16 CPU cores, 32 threads, and a 4.9GHz boost clock. If the numbers are accurate then the 5950X gaming processor will be the premier CPU for gaming and the most powerful CPU in the world. Keep in mind that the price of entry is higher this time around than it was with the 3000 series. We hope that there is enough supply to meet the demand from hobbyists looking to beef up their PC’s and the upcoming onslaught of holiday games. Cyberpunk 2077 anyone? Will you be picking up the AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPU gaming processor? Let us know in the comments!
- 5950X: $799 USD
- 5900X: $549 USD
- 5800X: $449 USD
- 5600X: $299 USD
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