AMD Quietly Introduces Ryzen 3 5100 Quad-Core Processor For AM4

Additional to AMD’s latest Micro Center exclusive processor, the Ryzen 5 5600X3D with 3D V-Cache, AMD has seemingly launched a budget-focused quad-core processor primarily based on their Zen 3 structure. Formally confirmed through GIGABYTE’s CPU assist pages for his or her AM4 motherboards, an unannounced Zen 3 CPU is listed in the way in which of the Ryzen 3 5100 processor.

Regardless of providing all kinds of their newest Ryzen 7000 chips primarily based on the Zen 4 structure, AMD appears to be like to be making good on their promise of nonetheless supporting their AM4 platform as we advance, however what number of extra chips are nonetheless to come back stays to be seen. Regardless of its rising age, the AM4 platform nonetheless affords distinctive worth for cash, primarily by their X3D chips with further 3D packaged V-Cache.

Regardless of AMD providing no official clarification on the launch of the Ryzen 3 5100, GIGABYTE is itemizing this processor by its official CPU assist lists on their AM4 motherboards, which confirms this chip exists. When a processor makes it onto a CPU assist record, which means that the processors in query, such because the Ryzen 7 5700 and Ryzen 3 5100, have been examined on the related platform and motherboard to substantiate compatibility, in addition to working on the supposed specs by the processor producer; on this case, AMD.

GIGABYTE additionally lists the Ryzen 7 5700, which seems to be a ‘new’ SKU, not less than as a result of it has been unobtainable by retail channels. This is not the case, as AMD confirmed that the Ryzen 7 5700, primarily based on the identical Cezanne Core sometimes discovered on AMD’s Ryzen 5000 chips bearing the G nomenclature, has been out there by OEM companions. One instance is a variant of CyberPower’s Gamer Master desktop system, which has the Ryzen 7 5700 and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card. 

Touching extra on the Cezanne core, the G nomenclature denotes that the chip has built-in graphics. These had been a part of AMD’s APU line-up, which included strong entry-level built-in graphics alongside the present technology cores taken from the common desktop collection. Though the standard Vermeer cores had been the mainstay of the Zen 3 desktop processors, it is doable that AMD recycled a few of its APUs for the Ryzen 7 5700 and Ryzen 3 5100, which is one cause they may have the Cezanne cores however with out the built-in graphics.

AMD Ryzen 5000 Collection Processors for Desktop

(Zen 3) As of 07/11/23
AnandTech Core/




Core uArch iGPU TDP Worth

Ryzen 9 5950X 16 32 3400 4900 64 MB Vermeer 105 W $440
Ryzen 9 5900X 12 24 3700 4800 64 MB Vermeer 105 W $275
Ryzen 9 5900 12 24 3000 4700 64 MB Vermeer 65 W OEM
Ryzen 7 5800X3D 8 16 3400 4500 96 MB Vermeer 105 W $278
Ryzen 7 5800X 8 16 3800 4700 32 MB Vermeer 105 W $236
Ryzen 7 5800 8 16 3400 4600 32 MB Vermeer 65 W OEM
Ryzen 7 5700X 8 16 3400 4600 32 MB Vermeer 65 W $174
Ryzen 7 5700G 8 16 3800 4600 16 MB Cezanne 8CU, 2000 MHz 65 W $178
Ryzen 7 5700 8 16 3700 4600 16 MB Cezanne 65 W OEM
Ryzen 5 5600X3D 6 12 3300 4400 96 MB Vermeer 105 W $230*
Ryzen 5 5600X 6 12 3700 4600 32 MB Vermeer 65 W $134
Ryzen 5 5600 6 12 3500 4400 32 MB Vermeer 65 W OEM
Ryzen 5 5600G 6 12 3900 4400 16 MB Cezanne 7CU, 1900 MHz 65 W $129
Ryzen 3 5300G 4 8 4000 4200 8 MB Cezanne 6CU, 1700 MHz 65 W
Ryzen 3 5100 4 8 3800 4200 8 MB Cezanne 65 W ?

*AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D is a Micro Middle Unique processor.

The AMD Ryzen 3 5100 is an entry-level quad-core (4C/8T) providing, which can be primarily based on AMD’s APU-focused Cezanne microarchitecture. Exterior of the Ryzen 5000G collection of chips, the Ryzen 3 5100 can be the one quad-core variant for desktops from the 5000 collection that does not characteristic built-in graphics. The Ryzen 3 5100 comes with a modest 8 MB of L3 cache, a base frequency of three.8 GHz. a lift frequency of as much as 4.2 GHz, assist for DDR4-3200 reminiscence, and a 65 W TDP.

Regardless of the Ryzen 7 5700 not being out there in retail channels, the Ryzen 7 5700 (8C/16T) is just out there by OEM channels, and Ryzen 3 5100 (4C/8T) appears to be like to bolster the already in depth number of chips suitable with AMD’s AM4 platform. It’s price noting that these chips have been supported on GIGABYTE’s B550 Gaming X motherboard since BIOS revision F14, which is a newer replace as GIGABYTE’s AM4 platform is at the moment sitting on the F16c firmware on the time of writing.

Referring to availability, the Ryzen 3 5100 was meant to be a part of a number of chips attributable to launch final yr across the similar time because the Ryzen 7 5800X3D did in April 2022. Alas, that didn’t occur as anticipated, and we did attain out to AMD, who confirmed the Ryzen 7 5700 has been out there in OEM channels since final yr. The Ryzen 3 5100 may very well be OEM solely, however there aren’t any examples of this chip in any OEM accomplice methods (not that we will discover), and AMD stays tight-lipped on its existence or availability.

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