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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D Allegedly Coming Soon: Fastest Budget Gaming CPU Under $300?

AMD might be working on a budget 3D V-Cache CPU based on the hex-core Ryzen 5 5600X3D for the seemingly neverending mass of AM4 users. Seeing how the 5800X3D has dominated sales charts across most markets, I’m surprised we had to wait this long. A leaked manifest from @g01d3nm4ng0 shows the OPN of the supposed chip alongside the specs in tandem with the 5800X3D:

Source: chi11eddog

The Ryzen 5 5600X3D will feature six cores and twelve threads, each packing 512KB of L2 cache for a total of 3MB. The L3 cache will be the same as the 5800X3D, with 32MB of planar and 64MB of stacked 3D cache. The CPU will have a base clock of 3.3GHz and a boost of 4.4GHz. In comparison, the 5800X3D packs eight cores, sixteen threads, and 4MB of L2 cache. It runs at a base and boost clocks of 3.4GHz and 3.5GHz, respectively. Both chips will have a TDP of 65W.

The Ryzen 5 5600X3D will be an absolute kicker. It should be 85% as fast as the 5800X3D in gaming workloads while sipping just around 50W of power. Unlike its other Ryzen brethren, you don’t need particularly expensive memory, and a $100 A320 motherboard will be sufficient. Ergo, for less than $500, you’ve got a speedy gaming PC minus the graphics card.

Areej Syed

Processors, PC gaming, and the past. I have been writing about computer hardware for over seven years with more than 5000 published articles. Started off during engineering college and haven't stopped since. Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Divinity, Torment, Baldur's Gate and so much more... Contact: areejs12@hardwaretimes.com
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