Average Bench: 85.8% (46th of 1137)

Based on 41,776 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F11 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Six-Core Processor

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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Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600X averaged just 14.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 874Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 904Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X is 23.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 104Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 108Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,776 samples)
Min Avg Max
92 SC Int 104 114
96.1 SC Float 113 123
93.3 SC Mixed 108 118
86.7% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
323 QC Int 398 451
349 QC Float 430 490
341 QC Mixed 414 468
93.7% 414 Pts
Min Avg Max
657 MC Int 874 974
768 MC Float 915 1,017
730 MC Mixed 904 1,005
134% 898 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 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 447
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 922
MC Float 995
MC Mixed 976
144% 964 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 438
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 929
MC Float 961
MC Mixed 955
142% 948 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 88.4
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 401
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 882
MC Float 923
MC Mixed 909
136% 905 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 107
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 370
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 861
MC Float 905
MC Mixed 889
133% 885 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,150,305 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $249 @ launch in Apr '17
AmazonUS $15031 mins
EbayUS $1602 mins
NeweggUS $1803 days
BHPhotoUS $2003 months
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Typical Ryzen 5 1600X Builds (Compare 19,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $693

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 Comments

A landmark increase in processor performance...

Added 19 months ago.

Excellent

16 hrs ago.

Best for the Money


Excellent

3 days ago.

Seems Like a good processor for gaming and streaming


Good

6 days ago.

Super veloz, baixa temperatura e ótimo pra games e aplicações. Melhor custo beneficio. 6 Núcleos e 12 Threads muito potentes.


Terrible

12 days ago.

Runs boot logo in 1 frame per year


Excellent

11 days ago.

I'm personally using it and it has been flawless so far


Good

1 month ago.

upgraded from a 2320 and i can say, increased the performance from games and started to run horrific even with a 750ti


Excellent

2 months ago.

For the price and all the features and power I get, I just get to calm down and sit and watch this CPU run a cheeta.


Good

1 month ago.

i bought it myself my computer runs like a bugatti


Excellent

3 months ago.

King of value for money. I had intel and amd for many years and for the moment amd is one step front. Less money, less energy and temperatures.


Excellent

25 days ago.

Better Than Intel with the same price


Excellent

11 days ago.

Es económico, y muy potente....


Good

1 day ago.

OMFG


Good

7 months ago.

This site is really nice to check the benchmarks


Excellent

21 days ago.

Price and stability


Excellent

16 days ago.

Amaizing performance for amaizing price


Good

19 months ago.


Excellent

5 months ago.

Got mine and it's so much better compared to my current I5 6600


Excellent

1 month ago.

good af,the price is so good for the performance of the processor


Terrible

13 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

14 months ago.

One of the best Multi Core CPU's for budget out there. I wish i bought this instead of the i5-7600k ;-;


Excellent

7 months ago.

my reason


Excellent

15 months ago.

Multi Core Performance is all the rage today. RYZEN is king in smooth multitasking.


Poor

13 months ago.

low single core


Excellent

13 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

11 days ago.

Great 6-core with hyper-threading for a decent price


Excellent

7 months ago.

Very good processor especially for the money. Amazing single core performance, outstanding multi-core performance. Overclocking potential is great. If you're trying to save money I'd go with the R5 1600 because it also comes with a cooler. If you want the best of the best get this!


Excellent

18 months ago.

The 250$ contender from AMD, better suited for Workstations


Terrible

1 month ago.

while there is ryzen 2600x this is too bad..


Excellent

15 months ago.

Personally i love mine now it's just a waiting game for the prices to drop in gfx cards so i can finish my rebuild. I was able to get its real life performance faster than the avg i7 7700 and just a tad behind the avg 7700k in single thread and quad thread with a way bigger lead in multi core. Runs fast, runs smooth, games great and never notice any kind of lag or bogging down of any type.

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

My personal bench which is stable enough to run any game thrown at it.


Excellent

10 months ago.

A good and "cheap" CPU for gaming. If you work with your pc aswell, I would recommend the 1700x


Excellent

16 months ago.

Its the best price/performance chip of AMD PROBBALLY the best if you want a good performance with a good price


Excellent

15 months ago.

For the price its worth it 6 cores and easy to overclock hot dam.


Good

5 days ago.

The zen architecture was a great surprise to everyone in this industry. And yes, I know. The Ryzen 5 1600 is better option money wise. But I prefer if AMD make the that work for me with XFR. I really appreciate the competition between hardware manufactures makes things move forward. Yes, no matter what side you are on, you should care to ;D


Outstanding

18 months ago.

Best i've had


Good

7 months ago.

Performs pretty damn good with multithreaded apps


Excellent

5 days ago.

With gtx970 is beast :D


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