AMDs Ryzen 5000 Chips Sell Out in Minutes – PCMag UK

(Credit: AMD)

If you’re trying to buy AMD’s brand-new Ryzen 5000 CPUs, good luck. The brand-new processors offered out within minutes on the first day of sales.

We attempted to snag one Thursday morning at 6 a.m. PST when sales officially started, however we encountered some obstacles. On Newegg, the Ryzen 5900X and 5950X were sold out by 6:01 a.m.

5950X got quickly sold out

(Credit: Newegg)We had the ability to reach the checkout process on a 5800X and 5600X processor bundled with some RAM.

However they were offered out by around 6:04 a.m. and 6:10 a.m., respectively. The circumstance was even worse on AMD’s main website. The business was selling all 4 processors, but when we tried to buy them, AMD’s site consistently crashed. We were never ever able to reach the checkout procedure. Rather, our browser continuously faced a “503 Service Temporarily Available Error,” an indication that a flood of users had actually overloaded AMD’s site.

The error on AMD's website.

We saw this page a lot today on AMD’s site.(Credit: AMD)Only by 6:17 a.m. did AMD’s website begin going back to normal. But already, the Ryzen 5000 products were all listed as out of stock. This came after AMD had assured to inform purchasers when Ryzen 5000 sales were live, if you signed up for an email alert. We received the e-mail alert at 7:19 a.m., well after the sales began.

AMD showing no more stock available.

Trying, however failing to purchase the item on AMD’s site. (Credit: AMD) Stock was also low or in limbo at other retailers. B&H Photo Video was taking pre-orders for the Ryzen 5000 processors before the 6 a.m. sales started. Now the retailer is merely using to alert clients when more stock arrives.

Best Buy, on the other hand, initially noted the Ryzen 5000 items as “coming quickly,” even after 6 a.m., only to start sales over an hour later on and after that rapidly sell out. On the other hand, Amazon has actually been marking the processors as presently unavailable.

The Ryzen 5000 launch was actually no various from Nvidia’s release of its RTX 3000 graphics cards, which have likewise been incredibly tough to acquire due to high demand. We reached out to AMD on when more stock will be readily available, and we’ll upgrade the story if we hear back. However Newegg is likewise indicating it’s staggering its stock of Ryzen 5000 chips, so more may appear throughout the day.

In the meantime, scalpers are currently hawking the Ryzen chips on eBay, however at around double the normal prices.

The situation was even worse on AMD’s main website. The company was offering all four processors, however when we attempted to purchase them, AMD’s website consistently crashed.(Credit: AMD)Only by 6:17 a.m. did AMD’s website start returning to normal. (Credit: AMD) Stock was also low or in limbo at other merchants. We reached out to AMD on when more stock will be available, and we’ll upgrade the story if we hear back.

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