Ryzen 5000: Everything you should know

Bookmark this page to quickly find all spec overviews, reviews, and supply info for AMD’s latest desktop and laptop processors.

Back in November, AMD fired a fresh shot across Intel’s bow with the launch of its Zen 3 processors—also known as Ryzen 5000. Not only did those powerful new desktop parts win a spot on our Best CPUs list, they were joined soon after by equally impressive mobile chips in January.

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Lenovo Legion 5, 5 Pro, 7 w/ AMD Ryzen 5000 H series: specs, price in the Philippines
Lenovo Legion 5, 5 Pro, 7 w/ AMD Ryzen 5000 H series: specs, price in the Philippines

Lenovo Philippines has officially launched the latest Legion laptops equipped with AMD Ryzen 5000 H series mobile processors paired with Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14 review
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14 review

With the AMD Ryzen 5000 hardware inside, the Flex 5 is one of the most powerful 14-inch budget laptops you Read more

Tested: Is Ryzen 5000 battery performance really that bad?
Tested: Is Ryzen 5000 battery performance really that bad?

Why it takes a hit, and why it may not be a big deal. Is the performance of AMD Ryzen Read more

Asus ZenBook 13 (UM325) Review
Asus ZenBook 13 (UM325) Review

The latest buzzworthy features to appear in the venerable Asus ZenBook 13 line of ultraportable laptops are an OLED screen Read more

AMD Zen 4 rumor suggests late 2022 release – a year after Intel Alder Lake debuts
AMD Zen 4 rumor suggests late 2022 release - a year after Intel Alder Lake debuts

AMD’s next-generation Zen 4 Ryzen desktop CPUs might not launch until late 2022, almost a year after the debut of Read more

No, you can’t run Ryzen 5000 on your old AMD motherboard, but maybe that’s a good thing
No, you can't run Ryzen 5000 on your old AMD motherboard, but maybe that's a good thing

If you think about it, running a new CPU in an old beater motherboard just isn't a good idea. No Read more

AMD Ryzen 6000 CPUs not coming in 2021, more rumors claim – we could see 5000 XT chips instead
AMD Ryzen 6000 CPUs not coming in 2021, more rumors claim – we could see 5000 XT chips instead

Earlier this week, we heard a rumor that Ryzen 6000 processors based on Zen 3+ won’t be coming in 2021, Read more

Ryzen 7 5800U vs. Core i7-1185G7: Everything you need to know before you buy your next laptop
Ryzen 7 5800U vs. Core i7-1185G7: Everything you need to know before you buy your next laptop

Pick the perfect CPU for your next ultra-portable laptop. It’s pretty easy to pick between a Ryzen 5000 desktop chip Read more

AMD Ryzen 5800U Review: AMD’s best laptop CPU takes on Intel’s best 11th-gen chip
AMD Ryzen 5800U Review

It's an epic battle between AMD's and Intel's best. Everyone can see that AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs are enjoying a Read more

Lenovo launches 14, 15 and 16-inch Xiaoxin laptops powered by AMD’s Ryzen 5000 APUs in China
Lenovo launches 14, 15 and 16-inch Xiaoxin laptops powered by AMD's Ryzen 5000 APUs in China

The Xiaoxin Pro 16 comes with quite a few configurations featuring 16:10 screens, Ryzen 5 5600H and Ryzen 7 5800H Read more

AMD outs first Ryzen 5000-Series chips with integrated graphics
AMD outs first Ryzen 5000-Series chips with integrated graphics

With GPU shortages showing few signs of letting up in 2021, a powerful desktop series processor with an integrated graphics Read more

Acer Nitro 5 brings Ryzen 5600H CPU and up to RTX 3060 GPU to India
Acer Nitro 5 (515-44-R99Q) review: This budget gaming laptop keeps getting better

Acer has launched new variants of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop in India. If you recall, the company had released Read more