Average Bench: 94.3% (26th of 1083)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Six-Core Processor

The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Poor: 83%Average: 94.3% Great: 97%
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 2600X averaged just 5.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 921Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 949Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X is just 14.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 117Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 SC Int 117 118
124 SC Float 125 127
119 SC Mixed 121 122
96.8% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
418 QC Int 444 457
409 QC Float 471 488
396 QC Mixed 455 473
104% 457 Pts
Min Avg Max
640 MC Int 921 983
662 MC Float 948 1,014
660 MC Mixed 949 1,015
141% 940 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 468
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 969
MC Float 1,000
MC Mixed 996
148% 988 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 121
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 462
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 983
MC Float 1,014
MC Mixed 1,011
150% 1,003 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 459
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 989
MC Float 1,014
MC Mixed 1,010
150% 1,004 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 396
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 660
98% 654 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,374,956 CPUs tested.

Typical Ryzen 5 2600X Builds (Compare 4,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock AB350 Pro4 - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $906

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