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Overclocking the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and 1400 CPUs

Author:Kyle Bennett

Date: Thursday , April 06, 2017

Much to our surprise, AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs started showing up online for sale last week in North America, so we did what any PC hardware review site would do. We went out and bought four of those and started working on seeing just how much overclocking headroom each of these new CPUs have.

Overclocking the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and 1400 CPUs

We went out and bought four new Ryzen 5 CPUs last week and have been pounding on those to find out what kind of overclocking headroom we should expect. Buy your own Ryzen 5 CPUs at this link. All the Ryzen 5 specs and slides from AMD are here.

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