AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

Regular price $460.91

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SKU: E-35886

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  • AMD's fastest 6 core processor for mainstream desktop, with 12 processing threads
  • Can deliver elite 100 plus FPS performance in the world's most popular games
  • Bundled with the quiet, capable AMD Wraith Stealth cooler. System Memory Type: DDR4
  • 4.6 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 35 MB of cache, DDR-3200 support
  • For the advanced Socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on X570 and B550 motherboards . OS Support: Windows 11 - 64-Bit Edition, Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit

Product Attributes:

Attribute NameAttribute Value
Standing screen display size8 Inches
Processor4.6 GHz ryzen_5
AvailabilityIn Stock
Rating5 stars

Ratings & Reviews

Reviewed on August 02, 2023
The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor has revolutionized my PC gaming experience, and I couldn't be happier with my purchase. This little gem packs a powerful punch, significantly boosting my computer's performance and making it the ideal choice for gamers and multitaskers alike (while not breaking the bank). With its snappy processing speed and six cores, my PC now handles everything I throw at it with ease. Whether I'm playing graphics-intensive games or running multiple applications simultaneously, the 5600X effortlessly keeps up, eliminating annoying lags and slowdowns. What really impressed me was how well it handles the more modern games. The processor's architecture and high clock speeds ensure smooth gameplay and vibrant graphics, making every virtual adventure feel incredibly immersive. And the best part? It doesn't break a sweat, even during extended gaming sessions. I also want to mention that I was able to Overclock it effortlessly from its base 3.7GHz to a blazing 4.65GHz while maintaining <35°C using the MSI MEG Coreliquid S280 CPU cooler. Installing the processor was a breeze. The compatible AM4 socket made the upgrade process seamless, and I didn't encounter any compatibility issues with my existing components. Plus, the processor's energy efficiency meant I didn't have to worry about upgrading my PSU either. The Ryzen 5 5600X's affordability is the icing on the cake! Compared to other processors in its league, this one offers outstanding value for its price, making it an excellent investment for budget-conscious gamers and computer enthusiasts. The only downside I could find is that it doesn't come with integrated graphics. However, that wasn't an issue for me since I have a dedicated graphics card (AMD RX6650 XT 2X OC). For those who rely on integrated graphics, it's essential to pair this processor with a compatible GPU. In conclusion, the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor is a true game-changer for my PC. Its blazing-fast performance, gaming prowess, easy installation, and wallet-friendly price tag make it a standout choice for anyone looking to level up their computing experience without breaking the bank. Highly recommended!
Reviewed on July 17, 2023
I recently upgraded my 5700xt to a 6750xt and noticed major micro stuttering in games at 1440p. Even if I turned down the graphics, most games would have an annoying stutter which ruined my experience. After doing some research, I noticed a large majority of people have also experienced the same issue with my old 3600 CPU. The fix: upgrade the CPU to fix the stuttering. I quickly ordered this CPU (5600x) and installed it. Immediately, the stuttering has gone away and all my games are finally butter smooth! A good way to tell if your GPU is being bottlenecked by your CPU is to keep an eye on the GPU utilization when playing one of your games. If it's not close to 90% or above, you might be experiencing a CPU bottleneck. After I installed my new CPU, my GPU utilization went from 60% - 70% to 90% - 99% which is ideal. If you have any AMD 6000 series GPUs and don't plan on streaming or anything that requires lots of cores like Photoshop or video editing, the 5600x is a perfect option that won't limit the power of your GPU. Great option if you want to breath a little more life into your AM4 motherboard until AM5 be becomes more affordable.
Reviewed on July 17, 2023
I upgraded from a Ryzen 7 1700x on my existing x370 taichi board. All it required was a few bios flashes and all set! Pbo works perfectly at 4.65 ghz all core boost and the CPU took my ram xmp setting as well. I even reused my aging Corsair h60 cooler. The CPU does run hot though, it has gotten as high as 80 degrees Celsius with that cooler on full blast. Going from 8 cores to 6 almost didn't seem like an upgrade before I actually did it, but it definitely was! This thing is blazing fast! Huge difference in everything I run, especially games! This CPU paired perfectly with an rx 6950xt and does not bottleneck it at all. I highly recommend this as an upgrade, especially at it's low current prices!
Reviewed on July 28, 2023
This cpu was a really big upgrade from my Ryzen 3 3100 I used to own. Installing it can be stressful for the first time but generally pretty easy. The cpu allows me to game without any problems and you don't need a really expensive cooler to keep it cool. I would recommend something better than the stock one though and you can usually find cheap air coolers that will keep it cool. If you're thinking about getting this cpu I would because its a really nice budget cpu.
Reviewed on July 15, 2023
I have come to embrace the AMD processors. Very stable with great performance and quite reasonably priced. The 6 core CPU is still quite relevant today as most apps and games dont need more than that. Catch it on sale as I did and you'll save even more. The 5600X processor is setup for Windows11 with TPM 2.0. Some slightly older motherboards will require a BIOS update for secure boot and to take this newer processor. My wife's ASUS and my ASRock both had new BIOS updates specifically for this chip. Fast, free shipping from Amazon raises the bar even more.
Reviewed on July 16, 2023
Replaced a ryzen 2600 with this 5600x. Gaming frame rate near doubled with most games I play. The new bios for b450 motherboard even added smart access memory (SAM). First processor upgrade I have ever done. Usually upgrade to next newer platform. I am NOT disappointed.
Reviewed on July 24, 2023
Muy buena todo corre muy fluido es un procesador con temperatura no tan baja pero la verdad no molesta para nada en el uso diario y juegos (lo uso con el ventilador de stock)
Reviewed on July 27, 2023
Tanto en precio como en rendimiento se diferencia bastante bien de la competencia, definitivamente es un procesador que compraría de nuevo.