Items tagged with ryzen 5 1600

It looks as though Christmas is coming early for quite a few gaming enthusiasts. For many gamers, out there the, the Ryzen 5 1600 and 1600X are reasonably-priced mainstream processors that pack quite a punch. Priced at around $210 and $220 respectively, each offers six cores capable of executing 12 threads. However, folks that have received the latest batch of the two chips are finding out that they are not in possession of hexa-core processors. Instead, they're finding that the processors have 8 cores and 16 threads. In the case of the Ryzen 5 1600X, enthusiasts have discovered that the base and turbo clocks are 3.6GHz and 4GHz respectively, as expected. However, booting into Windows confirms... Read more...