Average Bench: 88% (49th of 1147)

Based on 111,597 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Six-Core Processor

The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for money, especially for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 2600 averaged just 11.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 891Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 918Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 is just 19.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 107Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 111Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 111,597 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.3 SC Int 107 116
105 SC Float 116 125
102 SC Mixed 111 120
89.1% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
356 QC Int 413 455
369 QC Float 442 494
355 QC Mixed 425 474
96.6% 427 Pts
Min Avg Max
794 MC Int 891 983
834 MC Float 926 1,025
822 MC Mixed 918 1,015
137% 912 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 461
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 948
MC Float 998
MC Mixed 993
147% 980 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 454
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 944
MC Float 984
MC Mixed 976
145% 968 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 443
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 886
MC Float 888
MC Mixed 895
133% 890 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 436
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 916
MC Float 930
MC Mixed 937
139% 928 Pts
111,597 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,460,134 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $200 @ launch in Apr '18
AmazonUS $1651 hr
EbayUS $1725 mins
Send price feedback
Typical Ryzen 5 2600 Builds (Compare 9,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $640

Popular Ryzen 5 2600 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2019 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

Based on the new 12 nm "Pinnacle Ridge" silicon with higher clock speeds...

Added 12 months ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

6 hrs ago.

wow... this cpu has some epic gamer style... will rrungames, is cool cpu goes fast like cpu should


Excellent

9 hrs ago.

is better


Good

1 day ago.

hnghcjh


Good

3 hrs ago.

хорошая производительность + цена/качество, лучше i7 7700


Excellent

33 mins ago.

nice


Excellent

1 day ago.

garbage


Excellent

19 hrs ago.

C'est du génie


Terrible

6 days ago.

Nice CPU


Excellent

1 day ago.

its cold and i have much FPS :D


Excellent

18 days ago.

Very fast, doesn't heat up a lot like my old intel core i5


Good

2 hrs ago.

very g


Good

5 days ago.

I own this cpu for two months now and is a total beast in multitask.


Excellent

21 days ago.

Great price for the value


Terrible

28 days ago.


Excellent

28 days ago.

i have it is really fast


Poor

3 days ago.

Rapido y confiable. Precio calidad un 10


Poor

11 days ago.

Wonderful processor for both desktop and workstation


Excellent

18 days ago.

Better than Intel with the same price


Excellent

11 days ago.

Exelente procesador con un bajo precio para su rendimiento


Good

3 days ago.

very gud


Good

3 months ago.

Super affordable, powerful, overclockable, amazing CPU.


Good

3 days ago.

ryzen 5 2600 owner


Good

2 months ago.

Easy to overclock to 4 Ghz and super stable at 4 with great performance


Excellent

29 days ago.

its great value for money


Excellent

1 month ago.

Cus i just bought a 10000kr pc that has it in it


Good

12 months ago.


Good

3 days ago.

have one, affordable, good performance, what else can I ask for?


Excellent

1 day ago.

perfect value


Excellent

5 months ago.

tiene un buen precio y ofrece mucho


Excellent

12 months ago.

finally


Good

1 month ago.

nearly identical to the 1600x apart from it being way more energy efficient with 65 watts compared to 1600x's 95 watt tdp. worth the money


Excellent

6 months ago.

Performance/price. Praise the competition


Excellent

4 months ago.

Got this beauty on sale at 119 on newegg. Great price to performance. Outperforms my overclocked 7700k on many tasks. Used it for my friend's editing rig build. No complaints!


Excellent

7 months ago.

Brilliant CPU that can be overclocked to have much better performance than the 2600x.


Excellent

5 months ago.

Absolutely amazing speed and great value for the money. OCs like a dream.


Excellent

6 months ago.

Better for OC than its X version


Excellent

1 month ago.

loving my build, price to performance, now clocked @ 4.15ghz with a Deepcool Gammax 400 cooler. Cinabench @ 1433 cpu & 172 single


Excellent

21 days ago.

Very cheap but powerful


Excellent

2 months ago.

AMD YES!


Good

11 months ago.

I own it :)


Excellent

4 months ago.

Huge bang for buck. With factory cooler 4.0 is easily attainable with modest temps in the 38-40 deg. range at idle.


Excellent

3 months ago.

dank


Excellent

3 months ago.

theres no better cpu available yet with a better price/performance


Excellent

3 months ago.

Amazing CPU ! One of the best Price/performance value !!!


Good

3 months ago.

cheap and good


Excellent

11 months ago.

Low TDP, was able to OC to 4325mhz using EVGA 240 cooling kit. A slight upgrade for gaming when compared to old sandy bridge i5's but vastly superior in all other uses. Do I need 6 cores? Probably not, but it's nice to have when multitasking. The Ryzen 2600 will likely last just as long as the 2500k did for me, an exceptional value!


Excellent

6 months ago.

Powerfull, No Lag, but most of all it's CHEAP. 'cuz i'm a Price Over Performance's person


Good

3 months ago.

Love This CPU had it for Ages!


Excellent

2 months ago.

Superb value, and it crushes almost everything i throw at it, ESPECIALLY when you compare PRICE to PERFORMANCE ratio... it's simply unbeatable. Cheers.


Excellent

1 month ago.

It is the goldilocks of CPUs in 2018, has just enough frequency, plenty of cores and threads and it's unlocked on relatively cheap motherboards.


Your
opinion?
1147 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $165Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $106
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $117Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback