Yesterday, AMD launches powerful new Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors powered by “Zen 3” architecture. The new processors offering up to 16 core, 32 threads, and 72MB of cache. Introducing from the top model, AMD Ryzen 9 5950X can handle heavily threaded workloads and power efficiency, and AMD Ryzen 5900X offering up to a 26 percent generational uplift in gaming performance.
The new AMD “Zen 3” architecture delivers a 19 percent generational increase in instructions per cycle (IPC), the largest since the introduction of the Zen architecture processor in 2017.
“Our commitment with each generation of our Ryzen processors has been to build the best PC processors in the world. The new AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors extend our leadership from IPC, power efficiency to single-core, multi-core performance, and gaming,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit, AMD.
“Today, we are extremely proud to deliver what our community and customers have come to expect from Ryzen processors – dominant multi-core and single-core performance and true gaming leadership – all within a broad ecosystem of motherboards and chipsets that are drop-in ready for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors,” he added.
The “Zen 3” architecture drives gaming and content development output leadership to a fresh level with a phenomenal 19 percent IPC rise over the previous generation in PC workloads. The Zen 3 architecture decreases the latency of accelerated core and cache communication and doubles the L3 cache per core that is directly available, offering up to 2.8x more output per watt compared to the competition.
The best single-thread performance of any desktop gaming processor is the top-of-the-line 16 core AMD Ryzen 9 5950X. Any desktop gaming processor and any desktop processor in a mainstream CPU socket have the most multi-core performance. In 1080p gaming across selected game titles, the 12 core AMD Ryzen 9 5900X provides the best gaming experience at an average of 7 percent faster than the competition. In 1080p gaming, the average is 26 percent faster across generationally selected titles.
Update your motherboard BIOS to support Ryzen 500 series processor
With a quick BIOS update, AMD 500 series motherboards are ready for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors. This broad support and preparation for the ecosystem include over 100 AMD 500 series of motherboards from all major manufacturers of motherboards. Desktop processors from the AMD Ryzen 5000 series revealed today are scheduled to be available for purchase globally on November 5, 2020.
Customers buying an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, or AMD Ryzen 7 5800X processor between November 5, 2020, and December 31, 2020, will receive a free copy of the digital Far Cry 6 Standard Edition, PC digital when released.
In addition, a free copy of Far Cry 6 Standard Edition-PC digital will also be given to customers who buy an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X, AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, or AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT processor between October 20, 2020, and December 31, 2020.