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AMD Launched Ryzen 5 & Is Set To Rock The Consumer Market

Mar 16, 2017 11:36 AM EDT

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(Photo : EntertainmentTicker/ You Tube Screenshot) The Ryzen 5's launch may potentially impact Intel as rival AMD targets the mainstream PC market.

With the introduction of the Ryzen 7 and now the release of the Ryzen 5, AMD appears to be preparing to toss the challenge to Intel, its only rival with regards to PC and laptop processors. While the sophisticated Ryzen 7 series was promoted to be an excellent product, its family the Ryzen 5 has now been launched by AMD which is set to rock the consumer market.

It's a wise move from AMD to release products which would cater all sections of the client base. So, while the Ryzen 7 series was showcased to high-end clients, the Ryzen 3 is searching to give budget clients a taste of the new processor from AMD.

The Ryzen 5, nonetheless, will be directed for the current clients who demand great handling power with a moderate sticker price. This may result to hurt Intel's income generation particularly if AMD succeeds in delivering a superior item than the previous. Asa per PCadvisor 

The highest concern for both Intel and AMD for quite a while has been to benefit from the giant gaming market. With the progression of graphical capabilities,s both the companies have needed to develop their technology storage so they can take care of the growing demand of gamers.

 ZDnet says AMD is set to release four variations in the Ryzen 5 series. The Ryzen 5 1600X will accompany six cores and 12 threads and will be timed at 3.6 GHz, while the Ryzen 5 1600 will brag six cores and 12 threads also but it will be timed at 3.2 GHz.

The Ryzen 5 1500, then again, will house four cores and eight threads and will be timed at 3.5 GHz. The Ryzen 5 1400 will also house a similar number of cores and threads, however, it will be timed at 3.2 GHz. The Ryzen 5 series chips begin at a modest $169 and even the best variation, the Ryzen 5 1600X, will retail at $249 which is equivalent to the cost of Intel's Core i5 7600K.

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