AMD Unveils Mainstream Ryzen 5 Processors (With Pricing and Availability)


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Taking off from the success of the enthusiast level Ryzen 7 chips, AMD has now unveiled their newest chips for the mainstream market, Ryzen 5.

Ryzen 5 is designed for performance desktop users, AAA titles, and streaming gamers. It features AMD’s newest Zen architecture in 6-core, 12-thread/4-core, 8-thread configurations to deliver improved performance, immersive experiences, and innovation.

ryzen5 3

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These new chips also feature AMD’s SenseMI technology, superb multi-tasking capability, and adapt to the needs of consumers with competitive responsiveness and performance.

Game Optimization

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With the launch of the new chips, AMD once again stated its unwavering commitment to deliver excellent gaming performance to ensure that both existing and future titles can capitalize on the advantages of Ryzen.New Coolers for Ryzen 5

Most of the new Ryzen 5 chips include Wraith Coolers – Wraith Spire, and Wraith Stealth. These thermal solutions combine a unique style, with exceptional cooling performance.

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The new Ryzen 5 chips will be available on shelves globally starting April 11. These processors support the new AM4 infrastructure, with motherboards coming from major ODMs.

AMD and its partners have already debuted a wide selection of motherboards from ASRock, ASUS, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI, which are all built around the following chipsets specifically for Ryzen – X370, B350, and A320, with the latter positioned for mainstream PCs at consumer-friendly prices.


Product Line Model  




Base Clock (GHz) Boost Clock (GHz) Included Cooler TDP (Watts) Suggested Price, SEP (PhP) with VAT
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 6 12 3.6 4.0 N/A 95 PhP 13,800.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 6 12 3.2 3.6  

Wraith Spire

65 PhP 11,995.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X 4 8 3.5 3.7  

Wraith Spire

65 PhP 10,500.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 4 8 3.2 3.4  

Wraith Stealth

65 PhP  9,250.00


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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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