AMD has officially confirmed the specifications as well as the prices of their latest Ryzen 5 range of processors. These processors are designed to cater to the conventional market and will be available starting April 11. This set of processors has been highly anticipated by the tech enthusiasts most especially those in PC gaming as early benchmarks of several of its models have produced impressive results.

Processors for mainstream users

The Amd Ryzen 5 series processors, comprised of various six cores as well as four cores with SMT. The chips will be priced ranging between $169 for US based model with four core and $249 for US model with six core.

It will be unveiled just days after the company introduced the AMD Ryzen 7 enthusiast chips for users requiring high-performance chips.

Also, it will fill for those who want to build a PC but does not want to spend too much. As compared to the Ryzen 7 series, these processors cost lesser but can still deliver great efficiency and impressive performance.

Line up, specs, prices

The Ryzen 5 series will introduce to the market its fastest six-core model dubbed as the 1600X. This model features a TDP of 95W and clocks of 3.6 GHz and 4.0 GHz boost. It is the anticipated competitor of Intel Core i5 7600X. Furthermore, it will be available for sale at $249. Other models included in the series include the PRO 1600, 1500, PRO 1500, and1400X.

The PRO 1400, 1300 and the PRO 1300 are also included in the line-up.

Among the model containing four core, and eight thread, the 1500X will emerge the fastest, according to Wccftech. This processor has 3.5 GHz base clock speeds and 3.7 GHz boost. It is positioned to compete with the Intel Core i5 7600K. Meanwhile, the processor Ryzen 5 PRO 1600 will be the head on competing model against the non-K Core i5 7600.

One of the highly anticipated models of AMD’s line-up that will be revealed on April 11 is theAMD Ryzen 5 1600X. The release of this chip is expected to create a wave in the traditional gaming market who prefers to build PC by themselves. It is a masterfully engineered CPU that promises to deliver optimum performance CPU. It will be released fully equipped at the AM4 platforms founded on A320, B350 and X370 chipsets.