Average Bench: 74.5% (115th of 1158)

Based on 29,287 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F11 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1500X Quad-Core Processor

The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mid-market range specced out to challenge Intel's i5 series and yield considerably better multi-threaded performance at budget prices. Comparing the i5-7600K shows that the 7600K is 20% faster for single and quad core workloads but looses by 20% for multi-core workloads. The Ryzen 5 line-up also includes the 6 core 12 threaded 1600X. By comparison, the 1500X is 24% less expensive, comes with a Wraith Spire cooler and impressively yields very similar single and quad core performance, but multi-core performance lags 50% behind the 1600X. Both chips can be overclocked, but out the box, the base and boost clock speeds are 3.5GHz and 3.7GHz for the 1500X and 3.6GHz and 4.0GHz for the 1600X. The 1500X is a very reasonable CPU for the money, which thanks to AMD's recent IPC improvements, punches far above its weight for multi-threaded performance by Intel's standards. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1500X averaged 25.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 564Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 108Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X is 23.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 99.5Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 365Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.5 SC Int 99.5 112
90.2 SC Float 108 122
85.3 SC Mixed 103 116
82.9% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
286 QC Int 354 413
307 QC Float 377 449
298 QC Mixed 365 434
82.8% 365 Pts
Min Avg Max
476 MC Int 564 634
493 MC Float 588 659
492 MC Mixed 582 653
86.6% 578 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 426
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 637
95% 632 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 376
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 566
87% 580 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $189 @ launch in Apr '17
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Typical Ryzen 5 1500X Builds (Compare 28,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $636

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 Comments

A landmark increase in processor performance...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

17 days ago.

cheap and effective


Excellent

25 days ago.

Хороший камень, с хорошей производительностью.


Good

3 months ago.

To be honest, this CPU delivers on everything it promises, it surpasses any 7th gen i5 and even some i7's from a productivity and performance standpoint, at a lower price.


Good

5 months ago.

High performance for a small fraction of the cost of the competitors


Excellent

12 months ago.

its very cheap and gives out amazing preformance


Terrible

11 months ago.

Its the best thing in the world the 1600 can suck it


Good

2 years ago.


Terrible

21 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

22 months ago.

Not as great of a value comparing to the 1600X/1600, but great nonetheless.


Excellent

13 months ago.

+


Terrible

22 months ago.

it low for 4k


Good

21 months ago.

boys boysSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS ON RYZEN ONLY USE DUAL CHANNEL NOT 2*SINGLE ON THREADRIPPR ONLY USE QUAD CHANNEL NOT 2*DUAL inside ram,(hardware ,IC and pcb )single,dual,quad not same ,completly diffrante ,, many people think = dual =2*single channel ram or quad =4* dual ram you must use only ram, write on box QUAD for threadripper (dual for ryzen) if you put wrong ram your system cant start , even if start , hiccops rip in windows, harm your cpu change your ram to this gskill ripjaws4 4*8 3200=250$ or gskil ripjaws4 4*4 2400=150$ از رم تک روی رایزن و زوتا دوال رو تریدریپر پرهیز کنید ، روشن نمیشه ، بشه هم لگ و سکسکه میده ، فقط رم درجه یک جی اسکیل یا ژل و لاغیر


Good

5 months ago.

good performance vs budget


Excellent

22 months ago.

It's epic.


Excellent

12 months ago.

So worth it for the price, powerful.


Excellent

3 months ago.

outstanding performance if you can get one like me (r5 1500x + b350 200€)


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