It has been almost a year now since AMD announced the Ryzen 6000 series processors at CES 2022 event But finally we have great news to share, AMD has now launched many affordable priced desktop processors with the Ryzen 5000 and Ryzen 4000 series.
This series of processors are Zen 2 and Zen 3 based architectures, which are somewhat lower in clock speed but still pretty high in performance. Here are full detail on AMD’s new affordable Desktop CPU’s.
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Affordable Ryzen Processors for PCs announced by AMD
There are two major series, Ryzen 5000 and Ryzen 4000 which are affordable in price and amazing in performance as always. Below is a detailed specification information and Prince for both Ryzen 5000 Series and Ryzen 4000 Series.
1. Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs
Ryzen 5000 Series is somewhat my favorite because it has pretty great performance processors which are great to handle heavy games, live-streaming, and other professional office works. Ryzen 5000 series has 3 epic processor models which you may like these are Ryzen 7 5700X which is pretty powerful, Ryzen 5 5600, and Ryzen 5 5500.
- Ryzen 7 5700X Price and Specs:
Ryzen 7 5700X is priced $299 and comes with 8-core/ 16-thread processor with base/ boost clock speeds of 3.4GHz/ 4.6GHz. It accompanies cache of 36MB, a lower TDP of just 65W, and upholds Gen 4 PCIe. Shockingly, the processor doesn’t accompany a cooler unit, in spite of its low TDP.
- Ryzen 5 5600 Price and Specs:
Ryzen 5 5600 is priced $199 and comes with 6-core/ 12-thread with clock speed up to 4.4GHz and a total cache of 35MB. This one is likewise based on Zen 3 architecture and accompanies 65W of TDP, alongside a Wraith Stealth cooler unit.
- Ryzen 5 5500 Price and Specs:
Ryzen 5 5500 is priced $159 and comes with 6-core/ 12-thread and a Wraith Stealth cooler box, which is a great. With 3.6GHz and 4.2GHz of clock speed, it is pretty good for gaming. It additionally has lower reserve support, getting just 19MB of cache, which is not bad for a budget gaming build.
2. Ryzen 4000 Series CPUs
Ryzen 4000 series comes with many variants, and we will be discussing the major editions from this series which are Ryzen 5 4600G, Ryzen 5 4500, and Ryzen 3 4100. Starting off with Ryzen 5 4600G, which is a great choice for budget gaming computers.
- Ryzen 5 4600G Price and Specs:
Ryzen 5 4600G is priced $155 and comes with 6-core/12-thread processor with boost clock speed of 3.7GHz/4.2GHz. Ryzen 5 4600G also had an integrated AMD Radeon GPU, which is pretty good for computers. CPU Ryzen 5 4600G has 11 MB of cache, 65W TDP, and a wraith stealth cooler.
- Ryzen 5 4500 Price and Specs:
Ryzen 5 4500 is priced $129 which is a pretty powerful CPU. Ryzen 5 4500 comes with 6-core/12-thread processor. The only downside of this CPU is that it does not come with an integrated GPU. Ryzen 5 4500 appears with 3.6GHz/4.1GHz and similar to Ryzen 5 4600G it comes with 11 MB of cache, 65W TDP, and a wraith stealth cooler.
- Ryzen 3 4100 Price and Specs:
Ryzen 3 4100 priced just $99, the Ryzen 3 4100 is the lowest in this countdown with affordable price and pretty nice in performance. Ryzen 3 4100 comes with up to 4-core/8-thread power and 3.8GHz/4.0GHz clock speed and features 6mb of cache, 65W TDP, and a wraith stealth cooler unit.
Can we run Ryzen 5000 and 4000 on old boards?
AMD has declared that Ryzen 5000 and 4000 series processors will work with its 300 series chipset motherboards like B350, X370, and the A320 models. The fundamental beta BIOS updates to help these most recent processors with these motherboards will be accessible in April by means of motherboard maker sites.