AMD Ryzen 5 3500 to Lack SMT, Takes on Core i5-9400
As AMD’s Ryzen 5 3500 processor is inching closer to open, we study extra most likely specifications of the chip AMD is designing to grab on Intel’s neatly-liked Core i5-9400/9400F processor. Plain July, we learned that the chip will be a 6-core model, breaking some distance from conference attach apart by previous generations, of the x500 Ryzen SKU being Four-core/eight-thread. Thai PC enthusiast TUM_APISAK, who has a reasonably high hit-charge on unreleased products, predicts that the 3500 will be six-core, but lack SMT (this can also honest be 6-core/6-thread).
The Ryzen 5 3500 will be clocked at three.60 GHz nominal, with a determine frequency of Four.10 GHz. There is no note on different specs, akin to L3 cache quantity. A single “Zen 2” chiplet in total has 32 MB of it (16 MB per CCX). The valuable competitor from the Intel right is the Core i5-9400 / i5-9400F, which ticks at 2.Ninety GHz with Four.10 GHz enhance. The i5-9400F in tell has had a immense impact within the sub-$200 segment, because it be been aggressively priced beneath promotions by slightly about a DIY outlets. The chip lacks an iGPU, but has the specs to tug a reasonably highly efficient gaming PC. With the Ryzen 5 3600 at $199, AMD could perchance most likely ticket the brand new chip around $169-179.