Best Graphics Cards For Ryzen 5, 7, 9 5600 Series

The AMD Ryzen 5, 7 and 9 series are powerful processors that can run productivity software with ease. However, they are not as good at running graphics-intensive games. That’s where the GPU comes in! A Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device. The GPU is an integral part of the gaming experience because it handles all the graphics processing required by modern PC games.

It also does this much more quickly than traditional CPUs which makes playing your favourite game on your PC or laptop possible without lagging! So if you want to take advantage of these amazing new AMD CPUs but still enjoy the fast performance when you’re using your PC for gaming, then you need to buy a new graphics card. For this article, we will be focusing on the best GPUs out in the market for AMD’s Ryzen 5, 7 & 9 5600 series CPUs.

EVGA GeForce GTX 1060

First up is the EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming 6GB  GPU which has a max clock frequency of 1607MHz if you are using an AMD Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 processor. It also works great on AMD’s older FX, Athlon X4 & A-Series APUs if you happen to have one on your PC! The GTX 1060 GDDR5 6GB graphics card supports all the latest gaming technologies such as DirectX 12, CUDA cores, NVIDIA PhysX for realistic physics effects, G-Sync monitor support, VR Ready, OpenGL 4.5 support, OpenCL support. However, this graphics card does not require a PCI-E connector as it only connects to your motherboard via its HDMI port. It also comes with a free downloadable copy of Rocket League and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt game.

ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX 570

The next GPU is the ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX 570 O4G Gaming OC Edition which has a max clock frequency of 1244MHz if you are using an AMD Ryzen 7 processor. This graphics card also works great on AMD’s older FX, A-Series APUs & FX Series Processors so don’t worry! The RX 570 features a 1750 MHz boost clock in OC mode with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM, PCI-E 3.0, 2304 stream processors, OpenGL 4.5 support, DirectX 12 support, DVI-D/ HDMI / Display Port x3 and comes with a free downloadable copy of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus game.

AMD Radeon RX 480

Next up is the AMD Radeon RX 480 which has standard base/boost clock frequencies of 1120 Mhz & 1266MHz respectively if you are using an AMD Ryzen 5 or 7 processor so Microsoft Windows 10 will choose the highest one for it to use! This graphics card works great on older CPUs including FX, A-Series APUs but doesn’t expect too much out of it though because there’s no PCI-E connector needed as it only connects to your motherboard via its HDMI port. The Radeon RX 480 graphics card features Polaris architecture, 8GB 256-bit GDDR5 memory, 36 Compute Units, 2304 stream processors, DirectX 12 support, OpenGL 4.5 support, AMD FreeSync technology & VR Ready plus a free downloadable copy of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

And lastly is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti which has a base/boost clock frequency of 1392MHz / 1455MHz respectively if you are using an AMD Ryzen 5 or 7 processor so Microsoft Windows 10 will choose the highest one for it to use! This graphics card works great on older CPUs including FX Series Processors but doesn’t expect too much out of it though because there’s no PCI-E connector needed as it only connects to your motherboard via its HDMI port. The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card features 768 Cuda cores, 4GB 128-bit GDDR5 memory, 48 Compute Units, Direct X 12 support, OpenGL 4.5 support & Microsoft Windows 10 support plus a free downloadable copy of Gears Of War 4 game.

ASUS NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition

The ASUS NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition is a mid-range graphics card that has a boost clock frequency of 1620MHz if you are using an AMD Ryzen 5 or 7 processor. This graphics card supports all the latest gaming technologies such as DirectX 12, CUDA cores, OpenGL 4.5 support, Vulkan support, VR Ready, NVIDIA PhysX for realistic physics effects & G-Sync monitor support. The GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card features 2944 CUDA cores, 8GB 256-bit GDDR6 memory, 36 RT Cores, 288 Tensor Cores in Turing architecture plus Microsoft Windows 10 support. It also comes with a free downloadable copy of the Destiny 2 game.

XFX RX 5600 XT THICC II Pro

And for the last one to conclude this article, we have XFX’s RX 5600 XT THICC II Pro which has a standard base/boost clock frequency of 1256 MHz & 1411MHz respectively if you are using an AMD Ryzen 5 or 7 processor so Microsoft Windows 10 will choose the highest one for it to use! This graphics card also works great on older CPUs including FX Series Processors but doesn’t expect too much out of it though because there’s no PCI-E connector needed as it only connects to your motherboard via its HDMI port. The 5600 XT features 56 compute units, GDDR5 memory & is VR ready plus a free copy of the Resident Evil 7 game.