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