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If you’re on Team Red and have been eagerly waiting for the next iteration of integrated graphics processors (also known as APUs) after the success of the Ryzen 3000G series chips, wait no more. The release of AMD Ryzen 5000G APUs are here and with it, gives you the chance to get an extremely powerful CPU that also has fantastic graphic capabilities, removing the need to go out and buy a pricey GPU separately.
The full AMD Ryzen 5000G APU lineup contains the Ryzen 3 5300GE, Ryzen 3 5300G, Ryzen 5 5600GE, Ryzen 5 5600G, Ryzen 7 5700GE, and Ryzen 7 5700G. However, only the Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 7 5700G will only be available for DIY PC builders to purchase separately with the others being reserved for pre-built machines.
Now, to give you the best possible chance to pick up an AMD Ryzen 5600G or 5700G, we’ve compiled a full list of the places for where to buy Ryzen 5000G APUs, hopefully helping you beat those inevitable scalpers.
Before that though, let’s talk through the specs, price, and release date of these highly anticipated chips.
With the 5700G being the more powerful APU, it naturally comes in at a higher price point. The AMD Ryzen 5700G will cost around $359 at retail but if scalpers get their hands on them, you’ll be looking at a much higher price.
The 5600G being the baby brother, it’s much more affordable compared to the 5700G. The AMD Ryzen 5600G will cost around $259 at retail, making it a more attractive option for those who want a new 5000 series chip in a budget PC build.
The scheduled release date for the 5700G is August 5th 2021, perfect for those that want to upgrade their gaming PC before the Holiday rush.
The 5600G has the same release date as the 5700G being August 5th 2021. This means if you weren’t able to get the more pricier variant, you still have a shot of picking up a 5000G APU on release day.
Now you know the specs, below, we’ve split out the 5600G and 5700G so you can quickly get to the correct links for your desired chip and secure yourself some brand new tech to slot into that PC.