AMD Ryzen 5 1500X Processor Review

CPU by stefan @ 2017-04-11

The $189 MSRP Ryzen 5 1500X quad-core CPU from AMD is quite competitive in games and can perform even better when overclocked to 3.9 or 4GHz. If you are purchasing this specific SKU mostly for streaming, video encoding or rendering applications, we would recommend a small upgrade to the Ryzen 5 1600 model which does feature two extra cores or even better, the fully-fledged Ryzen 7 1700.

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At first, we would like to thank AMD for sending out their AMD Ryzen™ 5 1500X quad-core processor for testing and reviewing.




About AMD:


“Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, United States, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. While initially it manufactured its own processors, the company became fabless after GlobalFoundries was spun off in 2009. AMD's main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and embedded systems applications.


AMD is the second-largest supplier and only significant rival to Intel in the market for x86-based microprocessors. Since acquiring ATI in 2006, AMD and its competitor Nvidia have dominated the discrete Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) market.”


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