AMD Ryzen 5 5900X ANNOUNCED with huge gains from Zen 2!

On the 8th October AMD finally announced their 5000 CPU AMD series.

With four CPU products available from next month, AMD are already making their mark with these Zen 3 devices.

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These are products that PC enthusiasts and others wanting to upgrade their existing builds to, so expect a lot of impressions and benchmarks in the coming weeks.

But the AMD 5900X looks to be the best bang-for-buck; here's why.


The 5900X will retail for $549, with UK pricing coming soon. For the improvements featured during the AMD event, the price sets the stage for some fantastic frame rates, especially if someone is upgrading from a previous AMD CPU.


The 5900X has some huge improvements, such as:

  • 3.7GHz with a turbo boost up to 4.8GHz
  • 105W Wattage
  • 12 Cores
  • 32 Threads

Release Date

As with other AMD 5000 CPU announced, the 5900X is slated to be released on November 5th.

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