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AMD readies four new AMD Ryzen R5 CPUs this April 11 worldwide – prices start from RM819
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AMD readies four new AMD Ryzen R5 CPUs this April 11 worldwide – prices start from RM819

by Muhammad FirdausMarch 17, 2017
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AMD continues to disrupt the CPU market with four CPUs upcoming, the AMD Ryzen 5 series, targeted at Intel’s Core i5 CPUs. The highest end specs AMD Ryzen R5 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads is claimed to offer 69% better performance in multiple workloads, and more importantly, priced at just USD 249.

The AMD Ryzen R5 1600 will feature 6 cores and 12 threads but with lower clocks is going to be price at USD 219, bundled with the AMD Wraith Spire cooler. The AMD Ryzen 5 1500X also will be bundled with AMD Wraith Spire cooler, but this chip has a lower core count at 4 cores and 8 threads, will be priced at USD 219.

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Last but not least the lowest specced in the R5 series, the AMD Ryzen R5 1400, features 4 cores and 8 threads, almost similar to the 1500X but with lower clocks starting at 3.2GHz and bundled with a different cooler, the AMD Wraith Stealth, which is designed for silent operation.

The upcoming AMD’s Ryzen R5 processor will be available worldwide starting this April 11. Below are the official pricing for Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, India, Australia, New Zealand and Japan markets.

AMD SRP PRICING
Philippines (Price incl VAT 12%)Singapore (Price incl GST 7%)Indonesia (Price incl VAT 10%)Thailand (Price incl. VAT 7%)Malaysia (Price incl GST 6%)INDIA (Price Excl. local taxes)Australia (inc GST)Japan
ProductLocal CurrencyLocal CurrencyLocal CurrencyLocal CurrencyLocal CurrencyLocal CurrencyLocal CurrencyLocal Currency
1600X138003593490000949011991819935930,800
1600119953292990000819010391579931927,800
1500X10500289265000071908991379927523,800
14009250259235000062908191219924521,000

Pokdepinion: Well, if you ask me which is the best AMD Ryzen R5 CPU for gaming purpose, I would say the R5 1400 is a great option for most scenarios.

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Muhammad Firdaus
I love technology, so I love AMD.