The CPUs and Coolers
AMD didn't send us the actual box and cooler that would come with the retail package. Instead, they sent the CPUs in the small boxes you will find inside larger ones when you buy one of these CPUs. The Ryzen 5 1600 comes with the Wraith Spire heat sink cooler (but it doesn't have integrated LEDs), while the Ryzen 5 1400 comes with a Wraith Stealth cooler.
The tops of the CPUs are identical, just like the other Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 CPUs we have reviewed.
The bottoms of the CPUs are also identical, with all those 1331 pins and lovely gold coating.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [The CPUs and Packaging]
- Page 3 [Test Setup]
- Page 4 [Out of the Box Performance: CINEBENCH, wPrime, and AIDA64]
- Page 5 [Out of the Box Performance: Handbrake Video Transcoding, ScienceMark, and SuperPI]
- Page 6 [Out of the Box Synthetic Gaming Performance: UNIGINE and 3DMark]
- Page 7 [Out of the Box Gaming Performance: Resident Evil, Tomb Raider, GTA:V, Ashes of the Singularity]
- Page 8 [Overclocking and Power Consumption]
- Page 9 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]
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