Power up your computing experience with the AMD Ryzen 5 5500 3.6 GHz Six-Core AM4 Processor, which features six cores and 12 threads to help quickly load and multitask demanding applications. Designed for socket AM4 motherboards using the powerful Zen 3 architecture, the 7nm 5th generation Ryzen processor offers significantly improved performance compared to its predecessor. With a base clock speed of 3.6 GHz and a max boost clock speed of 4.2 GHz in addition to 16MB of L3 Cache, the Ryzen 5 5500 is built to deliver the power needed to smoothly handle tasks ranging from content creation to immersive gaming experiences. You can boost performance further by overclocking this unlocked processor. Other features include support for PCIe Gen 3 technology and 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM with compatible motherboards. This processor has a 65W TDP (Thermal Design Power) and includes a Wraith Stealth cooling solution. Please note that it does not have an integrated GPU, so a dedicated graphics card is required.