AMD finally announced the start of sales of six of the seven new affordable Ryzen 5000 and Ryzen 4000 CPU models, as they are all based on the company’s Zen 2 and Zen 3 architectures. They went on sale on April 4. The most exciting new processor – Ryzen 7 5800X3D, which is an 8-core/ 16-thread processor that comes with 96MB of L3 cache and AMD’s 3D V-Cache technology, is set to launch on April 20 for $449.
Three new models in Zen 3 based Ryzen 5000 series went on sale, namely:
- Ryzen 7 5700X, which is an 8-core/ 16-thread processor with base/ boost clock speeds of 3.4GHz/ 4.6GHz, respectively. It also comes with a total cache of 36MB and a price tag of $299.
- Ryzen 5 5600, which features 6-core/12-thread and clocks reduced to 4.4/3.5GHz. It also comes with a total cache of 35MB and a price tag of $199.
- Ryzen 5 5500, which is a 6-core/ 12-thread processor with base/ boost clock speeds of 3.6GHz and 4.2GHz, respectively. It also has 19MB of total cache and a price tag of $159.
As for the Ryzen 4000 CPU series based on the company’s Zen 2 architecture and the Renoir APU lineup, three of its new models went on sale:
- Ryzen 5 4600G, which features 6-cores/12-threads and a base/ boost clock speed of 3.7GHz/ 4.2GHz, respectively. The processor also has integrated graphics and it comes with 11MB of cache, 65W TDP, and a price of $154.
- Ryzen 5 4500, which is a 6-cores/12-threads processor with base/ boost clock speeds of 3.6GHz/4.1GHz, 11MB cache, 65W TDP, with no integrated graphics and it is priced at $129.
- Ryzen 3 4100, which features 4-cores/8-threads, base/ boost clock speeds of 3.8GHz/ 4.0GHz, 6MB cache, 65W TDP, and it is priced at just $99.