News Ryzen 5 3500 Specs Leak: Could Be New Budget CPU King

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not holding my breath. if it did exist for purchase, I expect $10-$20 diff. vs the 3600.
dont grt me wrong, id love to get this vs 3600 to reduce encoding efficiency when encoding exporting videos.
 
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i would not even consider the 1st gen ryzen at all, you can get my used 1800x for just over £100 now which is bonkers, second gen 2600x/2700x or 3rd gen 3600x or 3700x they are so much faster then 1st gen (also i wouldn't buy a CPU without SMT/HT as there are times when all cores are maxed out and leaves nothing for the OS to do stuff, micro stutters or sticky mouse)
if i dont overclock my 1800x all cores to 3.9ghz it stutters or hitches (hard to explain) when using it

If you like near a microcenter the best deal they currently have is a Ryzen 5 1600 for $79.99, they've had that deal for a while and bang for buck there isn't anything quite as good thats currently available. Also they still come with a decent cooler, the new wraith stealths really suck in comparison.

https://www.microcenter.com/product/478826/ryzen-5-1600-32ghz-6-core-am4-boxed-processor-with-wraith-spire-cooler
 

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i would not even consider the 1st gen ryzen at all, you can get my used 1800x for just over £100 now which is bonkers, second gen 2600x/2700x or 3rd gen 3600x or 3700x they are so much faster then 1st gen (also i wouldn't buy a CPU without SMT/HT as there are times when all cores are maxed out and leaves nothing for the OS to do stuff, micro stutters or sticky mouse)
if i dont overclock my 1800x all cores to 3.9ghz it stutters or hitches (hard to explain) when using it
Thats a weird issue with your 1800x, ever thought about getting an RMA on it since its not able to run correctly within spec? Who knows, they may send you a Ryzen 3000 chip as a replacement :). Also yes, first gen Ryzen left some performance on the table, but its also quite cheap. As a place holder chip that works now, games now, can be overclocked and used now, for 80 dollars, its totally fine. As a comparison, a Ryzen 5 3600 is 199 dollars, or roughly 2.5 times the price of the Ryzen 5 1600, while offering at most, 30% more performance. Or to put it another way, you get 70% of the performance for 40% of the price. I honestly do think its worth buying the Ryzen 5 1600 at microcenter over just about anything else at this point. Then a year or two down the road when you can get a ryzen 3000 chip for a decent deal, you jump on that, and get a nice 30% single core performance upgrade (IPC and Clocks), and probably more cores, for relative peanuts. Then you can either sell the 1600 for 40 bucks or so, use it in a secondary rig, or use it for a family member, it wont be cutting edge but itll still be perfectly capable of web browsing or really anything else.
 
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Thats a weird issue with your 1800x, ever thought about getting an RMA on it since its not able to run correctly within spec? Who knows, they may send you a Ryzen 3000 chip as a replacement :). Also yes, first gen Ryzen left some performance on the table, but its also quite cheap. As a place holder chip that works now, games now, can be overclocked and used now, for 80 dollars, its totally fine. As a comparison, a Ryzen 5 3600 is 199 dollars, or roughly 2.5 times the price of the Ryzen 5 1600, while offering at most, 30% more performance. Or to put it another way, you get 70% of the performance for 40% of the price. I honestly do think its worth buying the Ryzen 5 1600 at microcenter over just about anything else at this point. Then a year or two down the road when you can get a ryzen 3000 chip for a decent deal, you jump on that, and get a nice 30% single core performance upgrade (IPC and Clocks), and probably more cores, for relative peanuts. Then you can either sell the 1600 for 40 bucks or so, use it in a secondary rig, or use it for a family member, it wont be cutting edge but itll still be perfectly capable of web browsing or really anything else.
Seems fine at all core 3.92ghz ghz (base is something like 99.9mhz so I use 39.25 get about 3.92ghz) any higher just needs more voltage (a lot more) as well as heat just to get 4ghz so left it at 3.9ghz

If you don't want to mess with the cpu and most performance for low ish money I would only get the 2000X cpus as they run as fast out of the box (temperature permitting) for 3000 I guess 3600x (but price jump due to been new) if you overclock manually you can get the 1000 cpus within 5% of a 2000 cpu but not everyone wants to do that

My friend is offering some money for upgrade, so I probably going to get 3800x, 32gb ram (but 3600 but need to buy the right ram) 2060 super (from a 650 ti) and motherboard (probably ASUS ROG Strix X570-E)

I contune to use my h110i for the 3800x and the 3800x box cooler will go on the 1800x (should be capable of cooling it) at 3.8-3.9ghz
 

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