The Full Nerd special episode: Ryzen 5000 claims the gaming crown, Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks

In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee and Adam Patrick Murray talk about AMD’s newly announced “Zen 3”-based Ryzen 5000 chips and Radeon RX 6000 performance.

It’s official: AMD is staking a claim on being the “world’s best gaming CPU” with four Ryzen 5000 CPUs based on its new Zen 3 cores. Gordon goes over what’s changed from Ryzen 3000, and explains just how bad this is for Intel’s desktop chips.

If that isn’t enough for you, AMD also dropped a performance preview of its upcoming Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards. Brad tells you just what these preview numbers mean for Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3000 cards, and AMD’s own ambitions.

You can witness it all in the video embedded above. You can also watch The Full Nerd special episode on YouTube (subscribe to the channel while you’re there, or listen to it

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AMD Ryzen 5000 price, release date, benchmarks and more

AMD showed off  its new lineup of Ryzen 5000 series processors for desktops, marking a most impressive jump ahead for the AMD lineup. The chipmaker claims that the new Ryzen 5900X alone is “the world’s best gaming CPU” — something PC gamers will be eager to test out. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the Ryzen 5000 series, including price, release date and performance info for the new chips.

AMD Ryzen 5000 release date

Gamers won’t have to wait long to get their hands on Ryzen 5000. The first chips come out Nov. 5, with the basic Ryzen 5 5600 X out on the line first. 

AMD Ryzen 5000 price

CEO Lisa Su took the stage during AMD’s online event  on Thursday (Oct. 8) to show off the official CPU lineup: the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X model with 16 cores, 32 threads, and a boost speed of 4.9GHz for

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