Since the arrival of the first first-generation Ryzen processors, AMD has proven not only that it can stand up to Intel, but that they can outperform them by far in many areas, which is why Ryzen CPUs have been outselling Intel for now. for a long time, and even more so if, like today, we can find them with succulent offers that will allow us to save good money when buying them.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
With 8 cores and 16 threads running at a base speed of 3.8 GHz and reaching 4.7 GHz, this processor is one of the gaming stars of the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series generation, especially since it is relatively priced. reasonable when it comes to high-end systems. Of course, this processor has a TDP of 105 watts and it is highly recommended to pair it with a high-end CPU heatsink; also, unlike many other AMD processors, this model does not come with a stock heatsink included so you are forced to buy a separate one.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
If your performance aspirations are somewhat more humble but you still want to have a high-end gaming PC to play to the fullest, without a doubt this processor will not disappoint you. The Ryzen 5 5600X is the best-selling of the Ryzen 5000 Series processors as it has six physical cores and twelve processing threads at a base speed of 3.7 GHz and reaching 4.6 GHz, delivering excellent performance throughout. type of tasks.
Compatible with PCI-Express 4.0 and AMD StoreMi technology, this unlocked processor has a 65W TDP and in this case it does come with the AMD Wraith Stealth thermal solution so that it is not necessary to buy a third-party heatsink if you don’t want to.
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
Belonging to the third generation of AMD Ryzen processors but still compatible with PCIe 4.0, this processor has (with the offer) a similar price to the previous one but is somewhat more powerful. It has 8 cores and 16 processing threads at a maximum speed of 4.5 GHz, and although in this case it comes with the AMD Wraith Prism RGB thermal solution, its 105W TDP indicates that it is highly recommended to do without this stock heatsink and acquire a thermal solution that guarantees us operation at a lower temperature.
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
This third-generation processor also has 8 cores and 16 processing threads, but in this case its base speed is 3.6 GHz and reaches 4.4 GHz in Turbo mode. Although it is also unlocked to be able to overclock, one of the biggest differences with the previous one is that its TDP is only 65 watts, so the included Wraith Prism RGB solution is enough in this case and it is not necessary to buy a separate heatsink if you don’t want.
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
AMD’s top-selling processor is now also on offer, and if it is the top-seller (especially for gaming PCs) it is because with a price that is generally around 200 euros (190 now on sale), it delivers exceptional performance, ideal to have a Gaming PC in good condition but without spending too much money. It has 6 physical cores and 12 process threads at a base speed of 3.6 GHz and that reaches 4.2 GHz as a maximum, it is compatible with PCIe 4.0 like all the previous ones, and although it has a TDP of 65W and it comes With the AMD Wraith Stealth heatsink, which is enough to keep it at a good temperature, it is advisable to purchase a separate cooling solution because it gets quite hot when it is “rushed”.