Ryzen 7 5800X3D pricing and availability announced alongside six new CPUs

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
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What you need to know

  • AMD just shared pricing and availability details for its Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor.
  • The new CPU will begin shipping on April 20, 2022 with a starting price of $449.
  • AMD also announced six new Zen 3 and Zen 2 processors ranging from $99 to $299.

AMD just made three major announcements for its Ryzen desktop processors. The Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor will begin shipping on April 20, 2022 with a starting price of $449. Six new chips, including three Zen 3 CPUs and three Zen 2 processors, were also announced. AMD will also officially enable Zen 3 architecture in Zen 3 motherboards.

The Ryzen 7 5800X3D is the first Ryzen processor to have AMD 3D V-Cache technology. The CPU delivers 15% better performance than competitors without stacked cache tech, according to AMD. The Ryzen 5800X3D is an 8-core processor built to deliver 1080p gameplay for the best PC games.

The six other processors announced by AMD feature a range of architectures. Some of them include graphics while others do not.

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ModelArchitectureCores/ThreadsBoost Base/Frequence (GHz)Total CacheTDP (Watts)PCIE SupportCoolerPrice
AMD Ryzen 7 5700XZen 38 / 16Up to 4.6 / 3.43665WGen 4N/A$299
AMD Ryzen 5 5600Zen 36 / 12Up to 4.4 / 3.53565WGen 4Wraith Stealth$199
AMD Ryzen 5 5500Zen 36 / 12Up to 4.2 / 3.61965WGen 3Wraith Stealth$159
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G with AMD Radeon graphicsZen 26 / 12Up to 4.2 / 3.71165WGen 3Wraith Stealth$154
AMD Ryzen 5 4500Zen 26 / 12Up to 4.1 / 3.61165WGen 3Wraith Stealth$129
AMD Ryzen 3 4100Zen 24 / 8Up to 4.0 / 3.8665WGen 3Wraith Stealth$99

AMD's six new processors are the "ideal solution for new PC builds," according to the company. With a variety of price points, they should fit into a wide range of systems.

AMD's expansion of support for its Ryzen 5000 Series processors and AMD 300 Series chipsets should allow systems to seamlessly upgrade to Zen 3 performance. BIOS updates with support are expected in April and May, depending on the specific component.

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