AMD brings affordable Ryzen 4000 and Ryzen 5000 series processors to PC builds


Silicon maker AMD has released the latest Ryzen 7000 desktop processors which were recently announced at CES 2022. The chipset will be available in stores on April 20 for $449 (approximately Rs 34,000).

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is claimed to be the fastest gaming processor in the world. The silicon has eight cores, 16 threads, and is compatible with AMD’s AM4 sockets. The company also announced new affordable Ryzen 5000 and 4000 series processors. There are a total of six new desktop CPU models for the new PC builds based on the in-house Zen 3 and Zen 2 architectures.

Coming to the first Zen 3 based Ryzen 5000, AMD has added three new models to the series which include – Ryzen 7 5700X with 65W octa-core CPU with base clock of 3.4GHz and max boost clock of 4.6GHz Comes. The 6-core Ryzen 5 5600 and Ryzen 5 5500 have as well as twelve threads and differences in clock speed. The former have 3.5GHz and 4.4GHz clock speeds while the latter have 3.6 and 4.2 GHz base and boost clocks.

“Whether you’re an early adopter looking for the best in gaming performance with the first Ryzen processor with AMD 3D V-Cache technology or a new gamer building your first rig, you’ll be able to enjoy the best-in-class experience with AMD.” Said Moshkelani, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Client Business Unit, AMD, said. “With today’s announcement, AMD is giving users the power of choice by bringing leadership gaming performance across all levels of system builds.”

In addition to the new Ryzen 5000 series chips, AMD has also launched three Ryzen 4000 SKUs including the Ryzen 5 4600G, Ryzen 5 4500, and Ryzen 3 4100. These are entry-level chips that come with 65W TDP. The all-new Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 desktop processors are bundled with the AMD Wraith Stealth cooler.

As for the pricing, the Ryzen 7 5700X is priced at $299 (approximately Rs 22,000), while the Ryzen 5 5600 and Ryzen 5 5500 come with price tags of $199 (approximately Rs 15,100) and $159 (approximately Rs 12,100) respectively . Lastly, AMD also announced the addition of Ryzen 4000 and 5000 series CPU support to 300 series chipset motherboards that include the X370, B350, and A320 chipset models. A beta BIOS update enabling support will be available next month via the respective motherboard manufacturer website.

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