AMD Ryzen 5 to launch on April 11th

Published: 15th Mar 2017, 06:01 GMT   Comments

AMD Ryzen 5 will be available for sale on April 11th

AMD is preparing four Ryzen 5 SKUs: 1600X, 1600, 1500X and 1400 for launch. The prices of mid-range Ryzen will vary from 249 USD to 169 USD. The 1600 series will feature 6 cores and 12 threads, while the 1500X and 1400 will be 4-core and 8-thread CPUs.

All Ryzen 5 processors are unlocked, which means you can overclock them if your motherboard supports it. Also, each Ryzen CPU features XFR (extended frequency range) technology which adds few MHz to official stated boost clock. Those rangers are higher for X-branded CPUs.

In official information for channel partners AMD revealed that Ryzen 5 are focused on 1080p gaming:

We’re thrilled to let you know we have an incredibly strong roadmap and our upcoming AMD Ryzen™ 5 processor will be focused on 1080p game play. The best is yet to come!

AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs will be available for sale on April 11th.

AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors
ModelCoresThreads Base ClockTurbo ClockMSRP (USD)
Ryzen 7 1800X
 
 
8C
 
 
16T
 
 
3600 MHz
 
 
4000 MHz
 
 
499
Ryzen 7 1700X
 
 
8C
 
 
16T
 
 
3400 MHz
 
 
3800 MHz
 
 
399
Ryzen 7 1700
 
 
8C
 
 
16T
 
 
3000 MHz
 
 
3700 MHz
 
 
329
Ryzen 5 1600X
 
 
6C
 
 
12T
 
 
3600 MHz
 
 
4000 MHz
 
 
249
Ryzen 5 1600
 
 
6C
 
 
12T
 
 
3200 MHz
 
 
3600 MHz
 
 
219
Ryzen 5 1500X
 
 
4C
 
 
8T
 
 
3500 MHz
 
 
3700 MHz
 
 
189
Ryzen 5 1400
 
 
4C
 
 
8T
 
 
3200 MHz
 
 
3400 MHz
 
 
169




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