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AMD’s Ryzen 5 CPUs for gaming releasing on April 11th, prices leaked

According to the official AMD slides that have been leaked online, AMD’s upcoming quad-core and six-core Ryzen CPUs will be released on April 11th. AMD will offer four CPU models; Ryzen 5 1400,  Ryzen 5 1500X, Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1600X. The first two models will be quad-cores, while the latter two models will be six-cores.

Ryzen 5 1400 will be priced at $169,  while Ryzen 5 1500X will be priced at $189. On the other hand, Ryzen 5 1600 will be priced at $219 and Ryzen 5 1600X will be priced at $249.

All of these new Ryzen CPUs will support SMT, meaning that the quad-core CPUs will support eight threads and the six-core CPUs will support twelve threads.

According to AMD, the Ryzen 5 1600X CPU offers a 69% performance boost in Cinebench over Intel’s Core i5 7600K CPU.

Last but not least, AMD’s Ryzen 3 CPUs are planned for a 2H 2017 release!

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