AMD unveils its new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 processors and the ‘World’s Best Gaming CPU’

  • AUTHOR: midhat
  • POSTED ON: October 10, 2020

AMD goes big with the launch of its Ryzen 5000 series’s new lineup processors designed for desktops, the biggest ever jump for the
company’s desktop chips. It is also the first chip from the company that
planned to release its next-gen Zen 3 architecture.

AMD is also raising the bar for desktop
performance, claiming that the latest Ryzen 5900X is the “World’s Best Gaming
CPU.” Users can purchase these chips starting at around $299 on November 5th for the entry-level Ryzen
5 5600X model.

Similar to its predecessor Zen 2-based Ryzen 300
desktop chips, the latest 5000 series are still leveraging 7nm process of AMD but provide
a 19% increase in instructions/cycle, including an entire chip layout redesign and a better max boost speed. 

Source: The Verge

All in all, the company claims that the latest
chips are also compatible with dated motherboards after a firmware update. AMD
simply upgraded a Zen 2 CPU with a comparable Zen 3 model, resulting in an
average of 26% improvement for users.

AMD is rolling out four new Zen 3 CPUs:

       There’s an exceptional Ryzen 9 5950X model
with 32 threads, 16 cores, and 4.9GHz max boost speed for $799.

       The Ryzen 5900X is available for $549 that
comes with 32 threads, 12 cores, and 4.8GHz max boost speed.

       Available for $449, Ryzen 7 5800X offers 16 threads, eight cores, and 4.7GHz max boost speed.

       And the Ryzen 5 5600x comes with 12 threads, six cores, and 4.6GHz max boost speed for $299.

you can see, all the latest chips have gotten a $50 price surge as compared
to the official prices of the previous 2019’s Zen 2 CPUs. They will be available
in the market starting November 5th.

is going toe-to-toe with Intel with their latest lineup, especially the
company’s Core i9-10900K model, which previously Intel has marketed is “the
world’s fastest gaming processor.”

company also claims that the Ryzen 9 5900X can beat the Intel’s i9-10900K in
one-on-one performance for a broad range of games, including Dota 2, League of
Legends, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and many more.

the latest CPU requires a compatible GPU to perform better, and AMD has already
teased its upcoming Radeon RX 6000 “Big Navi” graphic cards that are built on its
next-gen RDNA 2 architecture which the company is planning to unveil on October

Updated October 10, 2020
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