AMD 5950X: Where To Buy, Release Date, and Specs

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As Ryzen 5000 series stock is still significantly limited, here at WePC we have begun making headway into selling CPUs directly to our readers. If you are from the UK and looking for a Ryzen 5950X please come and check out our online shop right here.

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  • Added Ryzen 5950X listings and prices from Currys UK

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  • Updated with listings for the Ryzen 5950X

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  • AMD announced the new Radeon RX 6000 series yesterday, showing that when paired with a Ryzen 5000 CPU there are performance benefits to be had. This comes in the form of, what AMD is calling Smart Access Memory, which means more efficient use of the combined memory of the CPU and GPU, reducing buffering and latency.

Last Updated 27th October 2020:

  • Added prices from Overclockers UK website for the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

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  • Added more retail links for the Ryzen 5950X processor appearing in the UK and Germany.

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  • Amazon Italy and Spain are now starting to list the Ryzen 5000 CPUs. We have included links for the Ryzen 9 5950X

As the end of the year creeps closer and closer, us PC enthusiasts get treated to a whole host of next-gen hardware releases. We’ve already seen Nvidia’s new graphics cards launch with their 3080 and 3090 cards selling out in seconds, and Intel’s latest CPUs releasing back in Summer. Now, it’s AMD’s turn with their lineup of next-gen CPUs (and don’t forget their Big Navi GPUs that are just on the horizon!).

AMD Ryzen 5000: What To Expect

AMD will be following their usual route and releasing four new CPUs as part of their 5000 series lineup; 5600X, 5800X, 5900X, and the one we’re focusing on today – the 5950X. AMD has already shown us a quick glimpse at what we can expect from these cards in their latest presentation (which you can watch above) and the 5950X is the most powerful CPU on their roster.

Where To Buy AMD Ryzen 5950X

Once the new CPU starts to appear to order, we’ll be adding links in here so you can be sure to grab one for yourself.

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AMD Ryzen 5950X

The AMD Ryzen 5950X will be aimed at those looking to build an incredibly powerful workstation PC thanks to its 16 cores and 32 threads – meaning it excels when it comes to multitasking. The CPU will also come with a boost clock of 4.9, along with 72MB of L2+L3 Cache and a 1-5W TDP. While this chip will probably be over-powered for the average gamer, for those looking for something a bit meatier, you can’t go wrong with a 5950X.

AMD Ryzen 5950X Release Date

Dr. Lisa Su announced in AMD’s big next-gen presentation that the Ryzen 9 5950X will release on November 5th, 2020 for an RRP of $799.

AMD 5000-Series Lineup

If you want a breakdown and where to buy links for the other CPUs in the new lineup, check out the links below: