5000 series processors are two years old, but still until recently they were one of the best choices on the market.
It seems that AMD has experienced competition in the form of a whole range of Intel Alder Lake processors and was forced to react in the form of a price reduction of up to 25 percent. Unfortunately, at the moment it only applies to the American and Canadian markets.
It is worth noting that the premiere of Alder Lake processors helped to bounce back from the coldly received 11th generation processors, as shown by recent data.
AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors will not be released until the second half of the year. These will bring with them the new AM5 socket, which will abandon the PGA socket in favor of LGA, support for the PCIe 5.0 interface. and the DDR5 memory standard .
It is also worth noting that in the near future, according to the announcement, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor will be the Ryzen 7 5800X with an additional 64 MB of the third level cache (L3) added using the 3D V-Cache technology . According to AMD, increasing the L3 will allow you to increase performance in games by an average of 15 percent. in FHD resolution.
In the US, the flagship 16-core Ryzen 9 5950X was cheaper by 25 percent, and by many appreciated as a universal Ryzen 7 5800X by 22 percent. same as Ryzen 5 5600X. The G-series Ryzens with an integrated graphics system were also included in the price reductions. The stronger Ryzen 7 5700G was cheaper by 18 percent, and the weaker Ryzen 5 5600G by 15 percent.