Growth for popular platform: AMD Ryzen 7 5700X and Ryzen 5 5600

It has proven itself over the years and it is not without reason that it is installed in numerous PC systems by many gamers and creative people: The AM4 platform from AMD, better known as the AM4 socket.

In addition to its high performance, it is valued above all for its diverse compatibility. This not only covers different processor generations, but also includes a variety of memory modules in the high-performance area.

Now it can prove itself once more, because it is also the best with the two new processors

AMD Ryzen


5000 series

at the beginning! They expand the range of performance classes



six cores

and round them off inexpensively. This makes them a good alternative for those who are looking for a powerful upgrade but want to keep an eye on their budget.


Number of CPU cores

number of threads

Max Power Clock Speed

base clock speed

cooling solution

Default TDP

AMD Ryzen™ 7 5700X



Up to 4.6GHz


not included


AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600



Up to 4.4GHz


AMD Wraith Stealth


More information about the two processors can be found HERE.

In addition to proven technology, the two “newcomers” naturally also feature the latest technologies:

  • Zen 3 core architecture

  • Precision Boost 2 for more performance

  • Precision Boost Overdrive for longer boost timing

  • PCIe® 4.0 support

Current mainboards, which also have the

AM4 socket

use are the models of

500 chipset series

. These are available in different lavish configurations. motherboards with

X570 chipset

are among the top models and are characterized by particularly high connectivity, such as the fourth-generation PCI Express standard. Another good performance are the models with

B550 chipset

available while motherboards with

A520 chipset

offer as a price-conscious entry.

A selection of products is available HERE.

It becomes clear: The current range is more diverse than ever, powerful and yet quite affordable. Mainboards are often included

AM4 socket

even already in the in-house PC systems, so that no further investment is necessary in this direction. So now is the best time to upgrade!

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