AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
Looria Grade
B

Based on 156 reviews

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Review highlights
  • Great for gaming
  • Good value
  • AMD Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT)
  • 12 threads
  • 3D V-Cache technology

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These are the best motherboards to use with the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

Our top pick for best motherboard for the Ryzen 5 5600X is the ASUS ROG Strix X570-E, which comes with super-fast LAN ports and PCIe 4.0, thanks to the X570 chipset from AMD. It's not the most affordable but will easily handle even the most powerful Ryzen 9 processor

Positive
1 month ago
windowscentral.com
windowscentral.com

* AMD Ryzen 5 5600X. * Arctic Freezer 33 eSports Edition (*2nd fan isn't fitting*).

Positive
Ram08
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/sffpc

* AMD Ryzen 5 5600x ( ordered: 21/01, received: 26/01, shop: overclockers.co.uk ). * Scythe Fuma 2 ( ordered: 23/01, received: 24/01, shop: amazon ). * ROG GTX1080 STRIX ( used ). * Crucial Ballistix RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 ( ordered: 23/01, received: 06/02, shop: amazon ).

Positive
ImTalkingGibberish
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/sffpc

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 Review

99 launch price and current street prices for the Ryzen 5 5600X. Its performance is good enough, but it fails to achieve a noticeable advantage over the many competing CPUs in this price range.

Neutral
Michael Justin Allen Sexton
1 month ago
pcmag.com
pcmag.com

* CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor ($393.99 @ MemoryC). * CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 [chromax.black]([URL REMOVED] 33.8 CFM CPU Cooler ($54.95).

Positive
zlonewanderer
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/sffpc

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Specs

With a TDP of 65 W, the Ryzen 5 5600X consumes typical power levels for a modern PC. AMD's processor supports DDR4 memory with adual-channel interface. The highest officially supported memory speed is 3200 MHz, but with overclocking (and the right memory modules) you can go even higher

Positive
1 month ago
techpowerup.com
techpowerup.com

* I upgraded to a 5600X which is faster, pairing it with a motherboard that also has a White/Black theme going. * The CPU cooler is a personal preference thing, this one is $20 cheaper and has favourable reviews from Gamers Nexus. * You want 3600 MT/s memory for Ryzen. I chose an RGB kit here but you can cut the price if you're willing to give up RGB.

Negative
UnfriendlyBear
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/buildapc

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review

This article uses a base narrative for all our Ryzen 5000 processors reviews. In this article we test: Ryzen 5 5600X (6c/12t) priced at 299 USD We’ll go into detail on the next pages. The Ryzen 3000 series 5, 7, and 9 processors are six up-to sixteen-core processors, competitively priced combined with a proper performance increase over the last generation products

Positive
1 month ago
guru3d.com
guru3d.com

**CPU** – AMD Ryzen 5 5600X – PBO on, scalar auto, PPT limited to 88 watts, negative curve optimizer and +200 MHz max frequency (I did not win the silicon lottery unfortunately). **CPU cooler** – AXP90 FULL BLACK 47mm with a Chromax Noctua A9x14 (decided against the 53mm version of the AXP90 due to turbulence concerns). **Motherboard** – ROG Strix B550-I Gaming. **Memory** – 32GB (16x2) Crucial Ballistix @ 3733 16/18/18/36/54/560 and pretty tight on the other timings.

Positive
KevTap
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/sffpc

UserBenchmark: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 100-100000065BOX

CPU Ryzen 5 5600XAMD $200Bench 96%, 308,380 samples9,909x EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,055. How Fast Is Your CPU?

Positive
1 month ago
cpu.userbenchmark.com
cpu.userbenchmark.com

Specs

Type / Form Factor

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

Number of Cores

6-core

Number of Threads

12 threads

Cache

32 MB