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Video Review by Hardware Unboxed of the “AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AF”
recap of Ryzen 5 versions
R5 1600 AF overview
performs on par with R5 2600
overclocking depends on chips
better power consumption
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (YD1600BBAFBOX) what do the reviews say ?
Executive Summary of the Written Reviews
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What generation is the Ryzen 5 1600 AF ?
It is a second-generation Ryzen part and basically an R5 2600 with a slight decrease in clock speed (this answer is based on the 1:58 Timestamp of the video review featured in this Buyer’s Guide (see above), as well as on various online reviews).
How much RAM do I need for Ryzen 5 1600 ?
A RAM with at least 3200MHz frequency is recommended (this answer is based on multiple users’ feedback in online forums).
Is the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 good for gaming ?
With its 6-core and 12 thread CPU, it is sufficient for gaming (this answer is based on multiple users’ feedback in online forums).
What is the best motherboard for the Ryzen 5 1600 ?
It appears that motherboards like ASRock Pro4, MSI B450, Gigabyte ElitePro (Amazon) and ASrock Steel Legend (Amazon) are the best options however any B450 motherboard (Amazon) with an acceptable VRM will suffice (this answer is based on multiple users’ feedback in online forums).
Is this Ryzen a refresh of the R5 1600 ?
Yes, it is a Ryzen 5 1600 refresh and a cheaper version of Ryzen 5 2600 (this answer is based on the 1:58 Timestamp of the video review featured in this Buyer’s Guide (see above), as well as on online user feedback).