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6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen+ (2018)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,923 user samples
4,433 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
19,490 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91.7 % 92.3 % +1%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
110 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts +3% 429 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
960 Pts 1219 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+27%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts +4% 118 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
481 Pts +2% 471 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1027 Pts 1337 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+30%
Market Share
Based on 9,846,660 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.76 % Much higher market share.
+69%
0.45 %
Value
Value For Money
108 % Slightly better value.
+7%
101 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
79 % 98 % More popular.
+24%
Price
Price (score)
$189 Cheaper.
+18%
$230
Age
Newest
3 Months Hugely more recent.
+81%
16 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
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +5% 4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
119 Pts +4% 114 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
128 Pts +4% 123 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
466 Pts +3% 453 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
500 Pts +2% 492 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
999 Pts 1295 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+30%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1033 Pts 1349 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+31%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ (2018) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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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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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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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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