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6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 32,983 user samples
18,437 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 985
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
14,546 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 985
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.1 % 92.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 110 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
421 Pts 433 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
915 Pts 1228 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+34%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 119 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts 473 Pts +1%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1008 Pts 1350 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+34%
Market Share
Based on 7,407,086 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.86 % Much higher market share.
+62%
0.53 %
Value
Value For Money
98.5 % Slightly better value.
+12%
88.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % +4% 97 %
Price
Price (score)
$210 Much cheaper.
+37%
$335
Age
Newest
10 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
11 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
115 Pts +1% 114 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts 123 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
452 Pts 456 Pts +1%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
488 Pts 492 Pts +1%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
976 Pts 1310 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+34%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1013 Pts 1356 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+34%
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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The Ryzen 7 1800X is AMD's flagship Ryzen CPU. Clocked at 3.6 GHz with a turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz (stock) this chip offers a staggering level of multi-core performance. Comparing the 1800X with the Intel i7-6850K shows that the 1800X delivers 25% more multi-core throughput than its more expensive counterpart. Historically AMD's CPU architecture has had a much lower IPC than Intel's and consequently Intel have dominated the CPU market since 2009. Comparing IPC between Intel's Kaby Lake and Ryzen shows a maximum gap of just 9%. A very welcome shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as the remaining Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 models are rolled out. For now the 1800X offers workstation users similar processing power to a $1,000 i7-6900K at half the price. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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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