Following the launch of AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors, AMD today announced Ryzen 5 desktop processors which will launch worldwide on April 11, 2017. Ryzen 5 processors feature the “Zen” architecture in 6-core,12-thread as well as 4-core, 8-thread options, to deliver improved performance to gamers and consumers worldwide with a price range of $169 to $249 USD.
“Ryzen will ultimately bring innovation and competition to virtually every segment of the PC market, and Ryzen 5 is the next big step on that journey, designed to achieve new levels of compute performance for millions of PC users,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Group, AMD. “AMD reinvigorated the high-performance desktop market with Ryzen 7 earlier this month, and AMD Ryzen 5 now brings the power and efficiency of the ‘Zen’ core to users in the highly popular sub-$300 segment of the market.”
|PRODUCT LINE||MODEL||CORES||THREADS||BASE CLOCK (GHZ)||BOOST CLOCK (GHZ)||INCLUDED COOLER||TDP (WATTS)||SUGGESTED PRICE, SEP (USD)|
|AMD RYZEN 5||1600X||6||12||3.6||4.0||N/A||95||$249|
|AMD RYZEN 5||1600||6||12||3.2||3.6||Wraith Spire||65||$219|
|AMD RYZEN 5||1500X||4||8||3.5||3.7||Wraith Spire||65||$189|
|AMD RYZEN 5||1400||4||8||3.2||3.4||Wraith Stealth||65||$169|
The AMD Ryzen 5 lineup also includes new Wraith coolers, including the Wraith Spire and the Wraith Stealth, available with select AMD Ryzen processors. These new AMD thermal solutions are designed to provide near-silent operation, with unique styling and superb cooling.