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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz 6 Core (Socket AM4) CPU

CCL Code: CPU0679
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Manufacturer Code: 100-100000065BOX
| Manufacturer: AMD
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Key Features:

  • Base: 3.7GHz, Turbo: 4.6GHz
  • 6 Cores, 12 Threads
  • Socket AM4
  • No Integrated Graphics
  • Heatsink & Fan Included

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Ryzen 5000 Series:

Overview
Important: Please ensure that your X570, B550 or A520 motherboard has been updated to the latest BIOS, either by using a Ryzen™ 3000 series processor or the BIOS Flashback system (if applicable). The Ryzen™ 5000-series processors will not work on these motherboards without the most current BIOS. X470 and B450 motherboard support varies - please check with your motherboard manufacturer for compatibility. All other chipsets are incompatible.

 

AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600X Hexa Core CPU

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THE FASTEST IN THE GAME

With six cores and twelve threads the AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600X is powered by the world's most advanced 7nm core technology. Whether you're gaming, creating, or crunching data, The AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600X can handle it all, hands down!

3.7 GHz 4.6 GHz 6 / 12 65W AM4
Base Clock Boost Clock Cores / Threads TDP Socket

 

Advanced Technology

Zen 3 Logo

7NM PROCESSOR CORE TECHNOLOGY

The AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600X has been designed using an industry-leading 7nm process. Utilizing "Zen 3" technology results in faster and more efficient processing to get everything done faster than ever before.

 

The Latest Features

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PRECISION BOOST & PCIe GEN4

The latest technologies are at the palm of your hand with the AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600X. Drop the processor in to a compatible A520, B550 or X570 motherboard and experience features such as Precision Boost 2 and PCI Express Gen4.

 

The Ryzen™ 5000 Series

 

Processor Ryzen™ 9 5950X Ryzen™ 9 5900X Ryzen™ 7 5800X Ryzen™ 5 5600X
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24 8 / 16 6 / 12
Base Clock (GHz) 3.4 3.7 3.8 3.7
Boost Clock (GHz) 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6
Cache 72MB 70MB 36MB 35MB
TDP 105W 105W 105W 65W
Cooler Not included Not included Not included Wraith Stealth

 

Motherboard Bundles

CCL Motherboard Bundles offer exceptional value for money, great performance and peace of mind. They are perfect for anyone looking to upgrade an older PC or to make a solid foundation to build a new one. All CCL bundles come with a 3 year parts and labour warranty as standard – why risk compatibility problems when these fantastic pre-assembled bundles are available?

Videos

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Specifications

CPU

CPU Type AMD Ryzen 5
CPU Manufacturer AMD
CPU Cores Hexa Core
CPU Socket Socket AM4
CPU Brand AMD
CPU TDP 65 W
Cache 35 MB
CPU Threads 12
Processor Turbo Speed 4.6 GHz
CPU Family AMD Ryzen 5
Processor Number 5600X
CPU Speed 3.7 GHz
L2 Cache 3 MB
L3 Cache 32 MB
Socket AM4
CodeName Zen 3
Number of Cores 6
Turbo Core Yes
Turbo Speed 4.6 GHz
Number of Threads 12 threads

Graphics

Graphics Chipset None
Integrated Graphics No

Memory

Memory Types DDR4
Number of Memory Channels 2 channels

Electrical

TDP (Thermal Design Power) 65 W

Physical

Form Factor CPU
In The Box AMD Ryzen CPU
Bezel Sticker
Instructions/Warranty Sheet
Thermal Cooling Solution
BIOS Insert

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Key Features

CPU Cooler Included Yes
Microsoft Processor List C

Item Details

Manufacturer AMD
Manufacturer Code 100-100000065BOX
UPC 730143312042
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer AMD
Manufacturer Code 100-100000065BOX
Questions and Answers

Do you have you a question about the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz Hexa Core Processor with 6 Cores, 12 Threads, 65W TDP, 35MB Cache, 4.6GHz Turbo, Wraith Stealth Cooler?

Q: I plan to build with the 5600x, which mother board will I need and will it need a bios update, as i only have an intel PC at present. I game on warzone and watch youtube etc.
Answer by Website User on 1st November 2020
Best option would be B550 or X570 as they support PCI-E Gen 4 graphics cards and ssd's and majority allow BIOS flash without CPU. Contact CCL when you order as they can update BIOS if required.
13 customers found this answer helpful.
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Reviews
4 / 5 110 reviews

Mark

last week

Fantastic cpu. Huge upgrade over my 1600x

Mrk

5 months ago

Best value/price ratio on the market for high end gaming pc. With AIO watercooling i barely go above 60c and works just fine for any game. Honestly most games are GPU limited so i never have more than 50% usage.

Henk

5 months ago

this is the perfect cpu for people who want the highest fps in games at a good price point. I don't edit or render much so i don't need more than 6 cores. in overwatch i get 400 fps and it's great (3070 gpu)

Hamad Muhammad

6 months ago

Received very fast from ccl. very good cpu. can handle very high end gpus

Gavin Pinto

6 months ago

Best bang for buck CPU out there.

deathhog

6 months ago

amazing value and proformance

Andrew

6 months ago

Good Solid processor, and CCL had the item at the best possible price.

Edmund

6 months ago

5600x processor arrived quite quickly and it was discounted. Great service by CCL.

Steve

6 months ago

CCL on a par or better with other suppliers for price, and customer service as always go out of their way to make it a smooth process even when you mess them around like I did :) The CPU? 6 cores, twelve threads, low power now sitting nicely in a Fractal 304 chassis at the side of my desk working exactly as expected. Just like my own personal mini fridge :D

Jamie Walker

6 months ago

This cpu is great, good quality and great for the price. Was able to snag it for msrp and is great in my pc build. It fits great with my 3060.

Mr Christopher Roberts

7 months ago

Price:performance ratio is well worth it. Not only that, CCL do offer an excellent service. Thanks CCL

Adam

7 months ago

Whats got 6 cores, a low TDP and an included fan that "does the job"? This processor. It's great, but given the current scalper led market it's also waaaaay over priced. I bought at 30+ over the MSRP. An MSRP by the way that still makes this a slightly expensive value proposition v.s. the 5800X.

Soohaeng Lee

7 months ago

Very fast cpu, work amazingly for gaming and work.

Cameron

7 months ago

This is an excellent CPU and is an all rounded good performance middle of the road CPU ! I highly recommend for a decent value for money and performance CPU

fstar99

7 months ago

best value CPU for average build.

Sam Johnson

7 months ago

Exceptional CPU

Sam

7 months ago

Phenomenal CPU, feels like you're in the future. Low TDP, keeps cool with a 212 evo and includes a good in box cooler

Wayne Chamberlain

7 months ago

Fantastic cpu, coupled with a decent gpu is more than adequate for all the latest AAA games, and excellent service as always from CCL

Paul Ireland

8 months ago

A lot of bang for your bucks. Coming from an older Skylake i5 6500 I was impressed by just how fast this CPU is.

Neil

8 months ago

Out of stock everywhere or 50 over rrp, but ccl computers had some at a good price. Fast delivery too!

Giuseppe Moscati

8 months ago

Very pleased

Rumani

8 months ago

CPU recommended !!

Ben Smith

8 months ago

Runs anything very quickly, haven't had an issue yet

Pwablo

8 months ago

Great CPU. Plenty Single and Multi Thread Performance for most tasks. Huge improvement over my 10 year old i5-2500K. Very satisfied

Alison Rudd

8 months ago

Great processor with amazing bench test scores. I'm Running with 3600mhz Ram which apparently is the sweet spot for this CPU. Motherboard is a MSI Tomahawk X570 which again at this CPU price point is the best choice. I did loads and loads of research before settling for this set up and I'm so glad I did.

James

8 months ago

Amazing CPU, worth the upgrade

customer

8 months ago

only had it for a little while but enjoying this CPU

Marc Sampaix

8 months ago

Excellent processor with great performances for the price, a good bound for the Radeon RX 6800 XT, just what gamers need!

Nigel dean

8 months ago

Thanks to your excellent sales staff I'm referring to Jack M CCL Computers has been a enjoyable experience throughout So Thanks again

pie

8 months ago

bought this CPU with a Gigabyte B550 AORUS PRO motherboard, great CPU, and runs well without any issues.

pie

8 months ago

great cpu for the value and good performance.

MadVad

8 months ago

Bought ryzen 5600x together with Gigabyte B550 AORUS Elite v2 everything works great together!

James T. McNulty

8 months ago

After watching and reading reviews I decided that this would be the best choice to last for a while with the new architecture from AMD. The cpu does what I want exceptionally well, I do a lot of CAD work as well as play games and this gave the best of both worlds. The prices on CCL were very competitive and were some of the cheapest around for this cpu and had stock. I look forward to properly testing the cpu and seeing what is capable of but so far is working well.

Katherine Mowbray

8 months ago

Great good value cpu, came quickly and as described

Brian Dally

8 months ago

The 5600x seem able to access motherboard resources more efficiently - Running a full 4 pass memtest86 V9.0 on a 3800x indicates a speed of 19179 MB/s and takes 6 hours 16 mins to complete. The 5600x indicates a speed of 48521 MB/s and takes 4 hours and 19mins to complete with everything else the same (Aorus X570 Pro / Ballistix 32 GB DDR4 3600).

Mr david jones

8 months ago

Moved to Ryzen 5600x from intel. This processor is amazing. Very fast and cool.

Gareth simpson

8 months ago

Best pound for pound CPU for performance at the moment! Undervolted it for a nice little boost with the new AMD bios update.

Daniel Mitchell

8 months ago

Brilliant up to date processor for desktop and gaming. It's day and night compared to what I was experiencing with my i5 6600k. If you are still in quad-core now is the time to change.

Kulmiye

8 months ago

Came on time and not broken

William

8 months ago

Great processor, paid more than other stores but CCLs queue system is great.

Joaquim Santos

8 months ago

Very Good!

customer

8 months ago

Nice CPU, good Shop

CHIHANGCHAN

8 months ago

Where everywhere else didnt have . Ccl got , ordered and came next day. Everyone happy.

Michael

8 months ago

Great cpu, very noticeable upgrade from the 3600 although maybe not worth twice the price.

Andy

8 months ago

One of the best CPUs on the market from team Red. If you can find one for the manufacturer recommended retail price, snap it up.

Aaron Linstead

8 months ago

Great gaming CPU, would recommend.

Vincent

8 months ago

Insane gaming performance. Upgraded from an i7 8700k. Word of warning though: make sure your RAM is optimal for ryzen 5000, or you risk leaving a sizable performance unused.

Erin

8 months ago

5600x go brr

Brent

8 months ago

Excellent CPU, fast delivery. I've always had a good experience with CCL.

Martin Burslam

8 months ago

The best bang-for-bucks cpu for gaming bar none. Top class service from CCL, fast shipping and notified every step of the way.

Jordan Carroll

8 months ago

My review isn't going to change your mind, but yes it's an excellent CPU

Eric Ian shaw (TAMIYA)

8 months ago

Fast processor at great price

Christopher Reay

8 months ago

I bought this as I'm rebuilding a gaming rig that's got a bit long in the tooth. I'm using it with an MSI X570 Tomahawk WiFi motherboard and they seem to work well together. It's got plenty of power for my gaming needs - I really don't need any more cores and it's single core speed is better than previous Ryzen's apparently. This is the first non Intel platform I've built as Intel CPU's were always far superior for gaming but not any longer it seems. I'm not even bothering to overclock as it's boost speed is great without it. My systems are watercooled but even so this processor seems to run nice and cool. My maximum temperatures recorded whilst gaming never really exceed 50 degrees which is very low. Overall this seems to have the ideal balance of cores, speed and price for a top level gaming rig and I highly recomend it. If only I could find an RTX 3080 to pair it with......

Francesco

8 months ago

This is a great CPU and plays all modern games on high settings when paired with a good graphics card. The price was a bit inflated due to supply shortages in December.

Paul Ireland

8 months ago

Coming from an i5-6500, the 5600x is blazingly fast. Complex Boolean operations with millions of vertexes in Blender are significantly quicker, even using the same 2133mhz RAM. One thing to note is that the 5600x runs much hotter than I was expecting. My i5 idled at 30C and maxed out at 65C under load. The 5600x idles at around 40C and maxes out at around 90C with the stock cooler. At first I thought I'd installed the stock heatsink and fan incorrectly, but according to AMD, these temperatures are normal and nothing to be concerned about. I do see some thermal throttling when under sustained load (from 4.3Gghz down to 4.19). That is only when fully loading all cores with combined CPU+GPU rendering, which is a heavier load than I'd expect when gaming.

Henry Bloomer

8 months ago

Super strong chip, I am now in red team and I dont think I will go back to blue. Has a fantastic value for the performance, Would reccomend

Kevin

8 months ago

Very stylish, arrived earlier than expected.

Uli

8 months ago

Great cpu

Oliver

9 months ago

Grease Lightning! This CPU and it's cousins are game changers. Not very long ago at all, performance at this level was simply unobtainable without a significant corporate type budget. Seriously impressed by the performance so far. No hesitation in recommending.

Brendan Maguire

9 months ago

When comparing between 3700x and this product the 5600x won on all things gaming. If i had r a workstation CPU the 3700x would be better. Good price a little over RRP but stocks are low and not over priced

Sai

9 months ago

One of the best high end gaming processors, and the best one for vale-for-money.

69

9 months ago

one of the best current gaming CPUs

Krzysztof Wajda

9 months ago

Great value for a price for a gaming PC. Comes with adequate cooler but I'd look into getting AIO for possibility to OC.

Krzysztof Wajda

9 months ago

Basically all you need for a gaming PC. Good value for a price.

pumpkin

9 months ago

Good quality

pumpkin

9 months ago

good cpu.

Warren Pilz

9 months ago

Definitely the best value CPU available! Spent many hours looking at various CPU's and am very happy with my choice. Also, a great price from CCL, combined with a Gigabyte B550 Aorus Pro.

Krit Duffy

9 months ago

Best cpu for gaming and affordable

Krit Duffy

9 months ago

One of the best value for money cpu. CCL offered the most competitive pricing and delivery was free and fast!

I21

9 months ago

Superfast CPU with great performance across different applications.

Danii Qureshi

9 months ago

Best value for money CPU for gaming at the moment. Bought alongside Gigabyte's B550 Aorus Elite AX V2. Cheapest I found in the UK at under 300

Tom Kendal

9 months ago

Great bang for buck processor, CCL managed their stock and order queue really well during a difficult time for CPU stocks worldwide. Sent it straight away, couldnt fault the service received! 5*

Graham

9 months ago

Fantastic product and delivered really quickly. Thanks CCL.

mert.

9 months ago

it was a bit pricy when i bought it due to the limited stock. Its a fantastic gaming chip.

Nabeelah

9 months ago

Brilliant product, very powerful they say good things come in small packages... This definately exceeds expectations

Deme

9 months ago

Pound for pound, this is the best gaming CPU currently on the market.

I_Homer

9 months ago

Blazingly fast. Perfect upgrade from R5 3600. Nice bump in single core performance, with the all core performance ramped up too. Couldn't be happier. Value for money, 4 stars as I had to pay a 40 premium on RRP to secure one due to limited stock.

Nick

9 months ago

Great value and really fast delivery once in stock! Great bundled with the aorus x570 pro!

Nick

9 months ago

Fab processor for gaming, upgraded from 1800x and not disappointed

Mr david jones

9 months ago

bought the ryzen 5600x to upgrade from intel 4790k and what an upgrade. amazing perfomance and as always CCL delivered ontime on a sunday.

bmitt

9 months ago

Amazing processor, perfect for gaming.

Mr david jones

9 months ago

Great upgrade from an intel 4790k. As always CCL bang on with price and arrived on time.

Simon Bowie-Britton

9 months ago

Got the Gigabyte B550I AORUS PRO AX ITX Motherboard and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X for gaming build - This processor is an amazingly fast piece of kit and the power draw is so low! Makes my old i7-4790K feel slow + hot! Doing the benchmarks has seen an immediate increase in FPS for some of my games. Very happy.

Kamir Aziz

9 months ago

spot on cpu.

Robert

9 months ago

Lightning fast with an impressively low power draw. Great CPU and one of the best prices currently, though would be even better if it was available at the recommended retail price.

Razvan Sacara

9 months ago

Made the jump to AMD and everything works well so far, paired with Gigabyte X570 AORUS PRO and worked straight out of the box.

Marc Cooper

9 months ago

At the moment it's the ideal balance of power and a low 65w TDP at a resonable price

Kamir Aziz

9 months ago

Superb processor especially for the money.

Damian

9 months ago

I fully recommend this top notch CPU!

Sigma Support

9 months ago

great processor however price drops on intel have lowered the value

Jenson Garbutt

9 months ago

6 fast cores, decent cooler included. Can't beat the value.

Robert Enasel

9 months ago

Great cpu, but be careful on prices...Few days after I ordered, it dropped by 20, and the motherboard I ordered dropped 18...So I've lost 38 because I ordered a few days earlier...The cpu itself it's great, and would benefit of a lower price, and without the cooler that comes with, I doubt people would use it anyway... A bit steep on price for a 6 core cpu, but, hopefully in the next few months the price will come down to under 300, and will worth it more :)

69

9 months ago

just great

Ioana Ovidiu

9 months ago

I got this baby running on stock cooler, Great value and performance

Robert Shaw

9 months ago

Great single core performance and very impressively low tdp

bmitt

9 months ago

Amazing processor!

Dennis Jonathan Jimenez

9 months ago

Great value and performance, not much to envy to the bigger brothers and not much performance difference.

Stuart

9 months ago

Good speeds out of the box

Craig Stevenson

9 months ago

Best cpu for the money in 2020

Adam Mckay

9 months ago

By far the best gaming CPU for the price on the market.

Anon

9 months ago

ientb: Nice mid-range CPU from AMD

Phil

9 months ago

Wow, I've got this baby running on stock cooler & actually doing some heavily threaded work & although it looks like there appears to be some reduction in boost due to temps (not the 95 throttle, but I've read over ~ 65 or 68 the boost is reduced) it's crunching through the workload 6 times faster than it's replacement i5-4570 ...chip + 4 * the ram to be more accurrate. All the reviews I read tended to be gaming focused, if you're looking to use the threads too, then I'd recommend a descent cooler. My initial guestimate is it will run another 15% or so faster if kept under the boost limit. Excellent chip.

Anon

9 months ago

Great performance from the latest Ryzen mid-range CPU

Stuart

9 months ago

Finally catching up to Intels IPC and still maintaining the multi-core lead. Glad to grab one of these so close to launch.

Grace Lin

9 months ago

Good processor

mark harbour

9 months ago

Recent purchase, have been surprised by performance gain over 3600, very stable, not overclocked by much yet but very pleased with purchase.

Yasar

9 months ago

Replaced my Ryzen 5 1600 with 5600x. Huge improvement in speed and efficiency. Value for money only gets 4 stars as had to pay a premium over RRP to get this.

Yasar

9 months ago

Bought this along with Gigabyte Aorus B550 Elite to replace my Ryzen 5 1600. Huge improvement over the 1600 in speed and efficiency. Only 4 stars for "value for money" as I had to pay a premium over the rrp.

Customer

10 months ago

Really good cpu for gaming

Peter

10 months ago

The performance of this processor is beyond words. I never expected performance that I got with my chip for the price I paid for it. Definitely recommend this processor to anyone wanting an upgrade.