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AMD Launches AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors: The Fastest Gaming CPUs in the World

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This is really impressive. Well done AMD. I wouldn't be surprised if that Navi reveal was their lower-tier card to keep nVidia guessing. :)
 
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Excellent performance!
Average of 5 to 10 % better than 10900K.
5900X vs 10900K.jpg

At least it seems that this time they made "The Fastest Gaming CPU".
5900X gives better performance in DOTA 2 than 10900K, and obviously better than my 10700K, which for me was the best gaming CPU.
 

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The craziest thing is you can slap it in the old b450 board, it's the same as I would replace 7600k with 10600k
 
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Go Get 'em Dr Su ...Fricking Intel and Nvidia have become complacent...Lead the way AMD.
 
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To add to my previous post: I hate when people choose companies - you should choose products and root for healthy competition and AMD now has perfectly shown that when competition falters, customers get punished hard. I've been eagerly waiting for the Ryzen 5000 series but now I'm hesitating whether to upgrade from my 3700X. A performance uplift is great but the cost of the upgrade is not palatable at all. There's no way I will be able to sell my 3700X for $330 I bought it for. At most I'll get $200 for it on the secondary market. Paying $250 to get 20% more performance? I don't know.
Why on Earth would you upgrade a one year old CPU? Just to say you got the biggest? Oh sorry I meant fastest....
There is absolutely no need to swap out a Ryzen 3xxx for that theoretical (up too) 20% gain in low resolutions...
 
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Why on Earth would you upgrade a one year old CPU? Just to say you got the biggest? Oh sorry I meant fastest....
There is absolutely no need to swap out a Ryzen 3xxx for that theoretical (up too) 20% gain in low resolutions...
I like compiling and doing video encoding which both should become quite faster with this generation as well. I couldn't care less about normal resolution gaming because I don't have and I don't intend to buy a high refresh rate monitor and my 1660 Ti drives my old 1080p 74Hz monitor just fine.
 
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Boost clocks on the 5800X and 3800XT are the same.

Thats a shame.

I get the IPC increase, but a little disappointing.
Think AMD is playing it save with the clocks since they managed to get up the performance in other ways.

It could also be that here is much more overclocking head room on the 5000 series so you easily can push +5GHz anyways with good cooling.

What. There's quite a few videos on the web with a 10900k/3080 @ 4k high settings doing ~90 fps. Warzone tends to average around 80 with RTX on, and 85 with it off. Regardless, we won't know how Big Navi performs until the 28th at the earliest, so I wouldn't be tossing out things like that until then.
They tested BIG Navi with the Ryzen 5000 series and got 88 FPS, you really think it will perform the same with i9-10900K, no, BIG Navi will be 5-10% slower with i9-10900K.

 
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I like compiling and doing video encoding which both should become quite faster with this generation as well. I couldn't care less about normal resolution gaming because I don't have and I don't intend to buy a high refresh rate monitor and my 1660 Ti drives my old 1080p 74Hz monitor just fine.
Well, for video encoding you simply should have gotten more cores. 3900x or 3950x, would be bigger upgrades for your 3700 than a 5700x for that workload and are much cheaper (even more if you wait until 5000 comes out and 3000 prices drop
 
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AMD's next objective after zen 2 was always going for the gaming segment and they did, amd did not need to make any miracles because aside from nvidia which they are competing 8nm with their 7nm gpus. On the cpu side of things, their 7nm cpus is competing x a 14nm cpu, so is not apples to apples like amd x nvidia on the gpu side, given every generation from 45nm to 14nm, intel used to give 5 to 10%, so if we think about, intel 7nm will give around 15% ipc which translates to 5% ipc over amd, So all in all is great work from amd.

Letting aside ryzen, her preview of the rx 6xxx series on 4k was that the amd's "top gpu" which I'm assuming is 17% lower than the rtx 3080, not bad, if amd can price it 20% lower than rtx 3080 then we will have a winner here.
 
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Why on Earth would you upgrade a one year old CPU? Just to say you got the biggest? Oh sorry I meant fastest....
There is absolutely no need to swap out a Ryzen 3xxx for that theoretical (up too) 20% gain in low resolutions...
WHY NOT?

It's down to user preference. For eg, a colleague of mine was informed to pick up a 3600 for £160 for gaming opposed to a 3700X (he was adamant going 8-cores). Money saved for faster single threaded Zen 3... makes perfect sense. Now he has the opportunity to sell the 3600 for around £150+ (possibly a profit if 3000-series maintains higher asking price during 5000 availability), throw in another £100-£150 and you've got yourself a considerably faster Zen 3 5600X. He's not spending a dime over what he would have paid for a 3700X overkill.

Regardless of the 3700X comparison.... a 20% mark up for £100-£150... is peanuts compared to what you're paying nowadays for "expensive" graphics cards.

Another segment of customers who should absolutely consider the upgrade (assuming money isn't a problem) > the 240hz low res bandits! 20% goes a long way for higher refresh rate gaming with lesser compromise of game quality settings.
 
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No reason to upgrade from my R5 3600. Why are they advertising 12 and 16 core CPU's as "gaming" CPU's? Any games out there that know how to use 12 and 16 cores? IF yes, how many of them? A handful?
 
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When the 5900x looks like the best price/perf you know they've gone wrong at some point during their decision making.

OK for me since R9 is the only thing that interests me but for the more budget oriented this launch lineup and pricing is extremely meh.
 
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It's funny AMD has leaked yet to be announced 5900XT and 5950XT in their own presentation:

5900XT 5950XT.png
 

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Think AMD is playing it save with the clocks since they managed to get up the performance in other ways.

It could also be that here is much more overclocking head room on the 5000 series so you easily can push +5GHz anyways with good cooling.
GN Advised that AMD told them the OC Headroom would actually be lower than previous releases.
Its the delicious Cache amounts that are intriguing, I wonder how much is affecting performance.
 
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AMD fans never fail to disappoint with double standards. Intel and NVIDIA have always been "evil" but once AMD does that, suddenly it's perfectly fine because they just follow suit.
And you are blind to see there are no 600 series of chipsets rather just BIOS upgrades to existing 500 and 400 chipsets unlike Intel who always launch new chipsets with each "generation" and their CPU launches tend to be paper launches with non existent supply at exhorbitant prices in retail.
 
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Pff, 10600k is most likely better than 5600x, considering uplift from 3600, over which 10600 had considerable advantage, and jacked up price of zen 3 processors. Disappointing. Rocket lake and alder lake in 21 will likely put amd to shame again.
 
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NO NEED TO CANCEL YOUR RTX 3080 ORDERS AND IF YOU HAVE NOT ORDERED YOUR RTX 3080 YET, DO IT NOW, IT WILL BE A HEFTY PRICE HIKE FAIRLY SOON.

BIG Navi, not so impressive at 88FPS in Modern Warfare Ultra 4K, this is probably around 3070 or 3070Ti performance.

Checked out the 3080 with i9-10900K, doing well over 100FPS in Modern Warfare Ultra 4K and on top of that 3080 should do even better paired with the Ryzen 5000 series.

It is what it is, with BIG Navi it all comes down to pricing, it will probably hit $499-599 price range depending on memory size and compete with 3070 or 3070Ti.

3080 and 3090 will be the undisputed performance kings in gaming for the foreseeable future and we will probably see an even further price hike of 3080 cards due to no competition in combination with the extreme shortage. The new normal for 3080 partner cards will be around or over the $1000 price tag.

Just too bad BIG Navi wasn't a better performer, now nvidia have no reason to release 3080Ti until Q3 2021
And you know that from just 3 games that AMD benchmarked and by only comparing in MW?

If you check Eurogamer review of 3080 - They have Borderlands 3 and Gears 5 running on the max settings on 4k. Borderlands 3 - NV is 65 and AMD is 61. Gears 5- NV is 80 and AMD is 73. That is for average.
If you check Hexus review of 3080 - They have Borderlands 3 and Gears 5 running on the max settings on 4k. Borderlands 3 - NV is 60 and AMD is 61. Gears 5- NV is 77 and AMD is 73. That is for average.

So different configuration aside, we can think of the tested Big Navi at around 3080 performance. What we don't know is this the Biggest NAVI or the step down. How much the 3gen Zen helps at 4k?
With all this I recommend even more to wait and see.
 
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AMD fans never fail to disappoint with double standards. Intel and NVIDIA have always been "evil" but once AMD does that, suddenly it's perfectly fine because they just follow suit.
Except you are missing that Intel hasn't lowered their pricing. If AMD is number one in gaming and 20-30 percent ahead in everything else, I'll buy AMD obviously if Intel is the same price. People were buying AMD because the performance/dollar for the Ryzen 3600 for example is insane compared to Intel.

We'll apply the same standards, if Intel massively lowers their prices, I'd prefer Intel over the overpriced AMD but right now it is high price vs high price, and AMD is ahead.

Pff, 10600k is most likely better than 5600x, considering uplift from 3600, over which 10600 had considerable advantage, and jacked up price of zen 3 processors. Disappointing. Rocket lake and alder lake in 21 will likely put amd to shame again.
My 10600k was an absolute dog, couldn't even clock all cores at 5ghz. It consumes more than double the power vs the Ryzen 5600. I think you'll not be disappointed at anything except the price of the 5600. The 10600k is a bad chip. Right now Intel's two best products are the i5-10400f and i7-10700, the 10700 is the 5600's competition.
 
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