AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor REVEALED: Specs, features, price and release date

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Sure, the PS5 and Xbox Series X are coming soon, but not everybody is all that interested in console gaming.

PC gaming has a fairly expensive buy-in, but the games tend to be cheaper, you get a larger range of options, and you get mods.

That's what some people are really excited to see the new AMD processors and get a look at how much more power they offer.

So, here's everything you need to know about the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X specs

Let's get straight into the good stuff and have a look at the specs on this processor:

  • Cores: 6
  • Threads: 12
  • Watts: 65W
  • Base Frequency: 3.7GHz
  • Boosted Frequency: 4.6GHz
  • Total Cache: 35MB

The specs are pretty good here and keep in mind that this is the low-end of this new set.

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X features

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is the only one of this set to have a Wraith Stealth cooler.

AMD has said that all of the new Zen 3 chips offer a 19% higher instructions per clock than the Zen 2 processors, so this chip will do a lot of good work despite being on the low-end of this particular group.

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X release date

Every single one of the new AMD Ryzen range will be available to buy on the 5th of November.

That means you've got just under a month to wait if you're keen on getting yourself one of these bad boys.

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X price

You'll be happy to know that the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X only costs $299.

That should be about the same in the UK, but we'll have to wait for the official word first.

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