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AMD

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

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Release date ≤ Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 79,823 user samples
73,524 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 73rd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
6,299 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 41% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 23% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 23% Great: 41%
SPEED RANK: 477th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+114%
34.6 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+71%
63.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
215 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+76%
122 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
417 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+96%
213 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
694 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+218%
218 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
909 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+313%
220 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+61%
73.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
236 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+65%
143 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+80%
259 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
778 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+199%
260 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1002 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+284%
261 Pts
Market Share
Based on 19,420,852 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.46 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,433%
0.03 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % Hugely more popular.
+96%
52 %
Age
Newest
28 Months Much more recent.
+56%
63+ Months
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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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Good for a media/netflix pc not gaming/streaming.  [Jun '19 Beastly710]

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