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General Specifications

Platform: Desktop

Market Segment: Mainstream Desktop

Product Family: AMD Ryzen™ Processors

Product Line: AMD Ryzen™ 5 Desktop Processors

Consumer Use: Yes

Regional Availability: Global, China, NA, EMEA, APJ, LATAM

Former Codename: "Vermeer"

Architecture: "Zen 3"

# of CPU Cores: 6

Multithreading (SMT): Yes

# of Threads: 12

Max. Boost Clock: Up to 4.4GHz

Base Clock: 3.5GHz

L1 Cache: 384KB

L2 Cache: 3MB

L3 Cache: 32MB

Default TDP: 65W

Processor Technology for CPU Cores: TSMC 7nm FinFET

Processor Technology for I/O Die: 12nm (Globalfoundries)

CPU Compute Die (CCD) Size: 74mm²

I/O Die (IOD) Size: 125mm²

Package Die Count: 2

Unlocked for Overclocking: Yes

CPU Socket: AM4

Socket Count: 1P

Supporting Chipsets:








CPU Boost Technology: Precision Boost 2

Instruction Set: x86-64

Supported Extensions: AES, AMD-V, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, MMX(+), SHA, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4A, SSSE3, x86-64

Thermal Solution (PIB): AMD Wraith Stealth

Max. Operating Temperature (Tjmax): 90°C

Launch Date: 4/4/2022

*OS Support:

Windows 11 - 64-Bit Edition

Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition

RHEL x86 64-Bit

Ubuntu x86 64-Bit

*Operating System (OS) support will vary by manufacturer.



USB Type-C® Support: Yes

Native USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Ports: 4

Native USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Ports: 0

Native USB 2.0 (480Mbps) Ports: 0

Native SATA Ports: 2

PCI Express® Version: PCIe 4.0

Native PCIe® Lanes (Total/Usable): 24 / 20

Additional Usable PCIe Lanes from Motherboard:

AMD X570          16x Gen 4

AMD X470          2x Gen 3

AMD X470          8x Gen 2

NVMe Support: Boot, RAID0, RAID1, RAID10

System Memory Type: DDR4

Memory Channels: 2

Max. Memory: 128GB

System Memory Subtype: UDIMM

System Memory Specification: Up to 3200MT/s

Max Memory Speed:

2x1R      DDR4-3200

2x2R      DDR4-3200

4x1R      DDR4-2933

4x2R      DDR4-2667

ECC Support: Yes (Requires mobo support)


Graphics Capabilities

Integrated Graphics: No

Graphics Model: Discrete Graphics Card Required


Key Features

Supported Technologies: AMD StoreMI Technology, AMD Ryzen™ VR-Ready Premium

AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600 6 Cores 12 Threads Processor

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