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Best AMD Ryzen Processor for Gaming

AMD Ryzen Processors are available in Quad Core, Hexa Core, and Octa core configurations. Basic entry level AMD Ryzen 3 1200 starts at Rs. 8,000 while the top end 1800x costs Rs. 35,000.

AMD Ryzen Processor Specifications and Price List

Ryzen Series335555777
CPU Model12001300x14001500x16001600x17001800x1700x
Available from07/27/201707/27/20174/11/20174/11/20174/11/20174/11/20173/2/20173/2/20173/2/2017
Price in India5700820010,00011,80013,50015,50019,50030,00023,500
CPU Cores444466888
CPU Threads44881212161616
Base Clock Speed3.1 GHz3.5 GHz3.2 GHz3.5 GHz3.2 GHz3.6 GHz3 GHz3.6 GHz3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Speed3.4 GHz3.7 GHz3.4 GHz3.7 GHz3.6 GHz4 GHz3.7 GHz4 GHz3.8 GHz
L1 Cache384 KB384 KB384 KB384 KB576 KB576 KB768 KB768 KB768 KB
L2 Cache2 MB2 MB2 MB2 MB3 MB3 MB4 MB4 MB4 MB
L3 Cache8 MB8 MB8 MB16 MB16 MB16 MB16 MB16 MB16 MB
Unlocked MultiplierYes
Fan / HeatsinkWraith StealthWraith StealthWraith StealthWraith Spire (no LED)Wraith Spire (no LED)Not IncludedWraith Spire (LED)Not includedNot included
Max Temperature95° C
TDP65 W95 W65 W95 W95 W
Memory Type/SpeedDual Channel DDR4 / 2667 MHz

Best 8 Core AMD Processor: Ryzen 7 1700

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Processor

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 can easily be overclocked to 3.6 GHz and offers you the same performance as 1700x at a much lower price. It also includes Wraith Spire cooling solution, so you don’t have to buy any heatsink and fan. You can also Stream on YouTube/Twitch and Play at the same time, thanks to Octa-core. Editing your gameplay videos are also much faster.

Best AMD Gaming Processor: 6-Core Ryzen 5 1600

AMD Ryzen 5 1600

The Price difference between Ryzen 1700 and 1600 is around Rs. 7,000. With that money, you can buy a better graphics card to improve your fps or get a better 144Hz monitor. Octa-core CPUs doesn’t help much in gaming.

The AMD Ryzen processor needs a dedicated graphics card, so the lower end Ryzen CPU doesn’t make any sense. In India, entry-level graphics cards with acceptable gaming performance start from Rs.12, 000 (NVIDIA GTX 1050).

AMD also includes free Wraith Spire coolers with Ryzen CPU’s

AMD Ryzen RGB LED Wraith Spire

LED RGB is included with Ryzen 1700

AMD Ryzen Wraith Spire

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