AMD's fastest 6-core processor for the main desktop, with 12 threads. It can deliver an elite 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games. Includes the quiet and capable AMD Wraith Stealth cooler 4.6 GHz Max Boost, Unlocked for Overclocking, 35 MB Cache, DDR-3200 Support. For AM4 advanced socket platform, it can support PCIe 4.0 on X570 and B550 motherboards.
|Processor Number||RYZEN 5 5600x|
|# Of Cores||6|
|# Of Threads||12|
|Processor Frequency||Base Clock 3.7GHz|
Max Boost Clock Up to 4.6GHz
6 incredible cores for those who just want to game
The best 6-core processor for dedicated gamers who want an astonishingly powerful gaming processor.
Build with Confidence
Configuring and customizing your rig has never been easier. AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series desktop processors can be dropped into any AMD 500 Series motherboards with a simple BIOS update.
AMD Wraith Stealth Cooler included
This high-performance cooling solution is cool, quiet, and low profile.
|Up to 4.6 GHz|
|Cache (L2+L3)||35 MB|
|Unlocked for Overclocking|
|Yes + Precision Boost Overdrive|
|Sockets Supported||AM4 on AMD 500 Series motherboards|
1. R5K-022: Testing by AMD Performance Labs as of September 23, 2020 using A Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-10600K configured with DDR4-3600C16 and a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, in select titles. All games tested at 1080p High settings. Results may vary. R5K-022
2. Max boost for AMD Ryzen processors is the maximum frequency achievable by a single core on the processor running a bursty single-threaded workload. Max boost will vary based on several factors, including, but not limited to: thermal paste; system cooling; motherboard design and BIOS; the latest AMD chipset driver; and the latest OS updates. Visit amd.com/pb2 for more details.
3. AMD is not responsible for damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware. GD-26
4. Precision Boost Overdrive requires a compatible AMD Ryzen Threadripper, 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen 3, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 7, or Ryzen 9 processor and a motherboard compatible with one or more of these processors. AMD 2nd Gen Ryzen processors including the Ryzen 3200G processor are not compatible with Precision Boost Overdrive. Precision Boost Overdrive enables operation of the proce