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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,398 user samples
11,558 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 1104
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
24,840 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1104
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75.9 % 86.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+14%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 109 Pts +4%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
372 Pts 420 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+13%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
590 Pts 912 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+55%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 119 Pts +3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
431 Pts 470 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
655 Pts 1012 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+55%
Market Share
Based on 8,845,010 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.34 % 0.75 % Hugely higher market share.
+121%
Value
Value For Money
101 % +1% 100 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % 105 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$135 Much cheaper.
+32%
$199
Age
Newest
13 Months 13 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 115 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts 124 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
418 Pts 453 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+8%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
450 Pts 488 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+8%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
636 Pts 982 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+54%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
657 Pts 1021 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+55%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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