The AMD Ryzen 7 CPUs have somewhat conquered the gaming and production line with it’s performance to price ratio. But there is another good news- The AMD Ryzen 5 budget friendly CPUs starting from $169 to $249.
The top end R5 1600X has 6 cores, 12 threads with a base clock of 3.6GHz and a turbo of 4.0GHz pricing $249. The next is a $219 1600 having the same core and thread numbers but is clocked at 3.2GHz and boosts upto 3.6GHz. The 4 core and 8 thread CPUs are the 1400 at $169 and the 1500X at $189. The 1400 is clocked at 3.2GHz and boost of 3.4GHz and the 1500x is at 3.5GHz boosting up to 3.7GHz.
The top end $249 1600X is head to head with Intel’s Kaby Lake i5-7600K and the $169 competing with i3-7350K.
The CPUs will be released to consumers on 11th of April. Surely AMD is picking up the race with Intel.