AMD Ryzen 5000 series arrives in PH, prices start at PhP 16,550


Announced last month, the AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors have officially arrived in the Philippines. Packing the latest Zen 3 architecture from AMD, the Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen 9 5900X, Ryzen 7 5800X, and Ryzen 5 5600X will offer up to 19% improved IPC compared to previous Ryzen processors.

All four processors are based on an optimized 7nm lithography from the previous generation of Ryzen processors. AMD is bragging that these new Ryzen 5000 processors will have up to 24% better power efficiency compared to the competing processors.

While these new batch of processors from AMD do have a new architecture, they won’t be needing a new platform as they will still be using the AM4 socket. AMD partner AIBs are expected to ship out new BIOS for their X570 and B550 motherboards upon launch while 400 series motherboards will be receiving beta BIOS updates starting January next year.

Below are the specifications and prices of the AMD Ryzen 5000 series here in the Philippines:

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series

ModelRyzen 9 5950xRyzen 9 5900XRyzen 7 5800XRyzen 5 5600X
ArchitectureZen 3Zen 3Zen 3Zen 3
Core Count16-cores12-core8-core6-core
Thread Count32-threads24-threads16-threads12-thread
Base Clock3.4GHz3.7GHz3.8GHz3.7GHz
Max Boost Clock4.9GHz4.8GHz4.7GHz4.6GHz
L2 Cache8MB6MB4MB3MB
L3 Cache64MB64MB32MB32MB
Manufacturing ProcessTSMC 7nm FinFET
PricePhP 44,900PhP 30,250PhP 24,800PhP 16,550

All of the four new CPUs and existing Ryzen 9 3950X, Ryzen 9 3900XT, and Ryzen 7 3800XT are part of the AMD Equipped to Win bundle program. Those who will purchase any of these participating devices until December 31, 2020 will receive a free copy of Far Cry 6 Standard Edition on PC.

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