With AMD’s Ryzen 7 processors now available in the market, AMD is now shifting its attention to Ryzen 5. Today, AMD has confirmed that the mid-range Ryzen 5 processor will be arriving on the 11th of April.

For the Ryzen 5 processors, AMD has prepared four different variants on the processors: the 1600X, the 1600, the 1500X and the 1400. In the case of the 1600X and the 1600, these processors will be six-core, 12-thread Zen-based processors. The 1600X will have a base speed of 3.6GHz and boost speed of 4.0GHz, while the 1600 will have a base speed of 3.2GHz and a boost speed of 3.6GHz.

Meanwhile, the 1500X and the 1400 are four-core, six-thread Zen-based processors. The 1500X will have a base speed of 3.5GHz with a boost speed of 3.7GHz, while the 1400 will have a base speed of 3.2GHz and a boost speed of 3.4GHz. All the CPUs in the Ryzen 5 line will have unlocked multipliers, allowing you to manually overclock the processors assuming you have the appropriate AM4 motherboards for it.

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As for the local pricing of the chips, the 1600X will have a pricetag of RM1,199, the 1600 will retail for RM1,039, the 1500X will cost RM899, while the 1400 will go for RM819.

Source: Ars Technica, Lowyat

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