AMD has officially announced its Ryzen 5XXX CPUs. As we’ve already reported, these CPUs promise to offer the best single-thread performance in PC games. AMD also claims that its high-end model will surpass Intel’s competitor, the i9 10900K.
AMD Zen 3 promises to have a higher max boost, significant IPC uplift, new core layout, and new cache topology. In fact, AMD claims that Zen 3 offers a 19% increase in single-thread scenarios over the previous Zen CPUs.
AMD will release four models of Zen 3 on November 5th. These four models are: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 9 5950X.
The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X will have six CPU cores, will support 12 threads, and can turbo boost at 4.6Ghz. It will also have 35MB of total cache, and a 65W TDP. This CPU will be priced at $299.
The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X will have eight CPU cores, will support 16 threads, and can turbo boost at 4.7Ghz. It will also have 36MB of total cache, and a 105W TDP. This CPU will be priced at $449.
The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X will have twelve CPU cores, will support 24 threads, and can turbo boost at 4.8Ghz. It will also have 70MB of total cache, and a 105W TDP. This CPU will be priced at $299.
Lastly, the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X will have sixteen CPU cores, will support 32 threads, and can turbo boost at 4.9Ghz. It will also have 72MB of total cache, and a 105W TDP. This CPU will be priced at $799.
Overall, AMD plans to beat Intel in every possible scenario, so it will be interesting to see how the blue team will respond!
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