AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
AMD100-100000022BOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
198 EFps 233 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+18%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
96 EFps 101 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+5%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
135 EFps +3% 131 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
113 EFps 119 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+5%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
115 EFps 131 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+14%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 950,133 user samples
682,921 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 200th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
267,212 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 97th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.4 % 84.5 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
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12 % FarC5 19%, BFV 17%, SotTR 5%, Rage2 1%, Witcher3 3%, Civ6 21%, ACO 4%, MetroEx 9%, Sekiro 20%, Wolf2 17%
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
StrangeB 1% 13 % Hitm2 24%, FarC5 13%, TWarW2 21%, SotTR 21%, ACO 11%, MetroEx 11%, MESoW 4%, Divis2 9%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
22 % Hitm2 23%, GTAV 24%, SotTR 20%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.2 Pts 78.3 Pts +0%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 133 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
212 Pts 260 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+23%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 487 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
668 Pts 810 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+21%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
85.8 Pts 87.5 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+22%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 280 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+22%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
452 Pts 544 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+20%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
749 Pts 878 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+17%
Market Share
Based on 46,559,411 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+98%
0.86 %
Value
Value For Money
83.6 % +3% 81 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
70 %
Price
Price (score)
$200 Much cheaper.
+38%
$324
Age
Newest
41 Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+37%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+42%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+13%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
971 Pts 1137 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+17%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
880 Pts 1060 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+20%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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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 workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. Even though the 2600 is plausible for multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Early Q3 of 2019 sees the release of the new Ryzen 5 3600X: a hex-core, 12-thread processor. AMD are releasing five new CPUs based on their latest Zen 2 microarchitecture which delivers approximately 13% better IPC than the previous 12nm Zen+. For workstation builds the 3600X is viable, however, the $200 USD Ryzen 5 3600 represents a far better value proposition. The additional $40 USD for the 3600X basically buys a better cooler (Spire vs Stealth). This allows for an extra 200 MHz of extra base and boost clock: 3.8 / 4.4 GHz on the 3600X vs 3.6 / 4.2 GHz on the 3600, this translates to approximately 2% higher overclocked performance for 20% more money. Neither of the stock coolers on the 3600 or 3600X are as effective as a $20 USD aftermarket cooler such as the Gammaxx 400. The 3600 with a Gammaxx 400 outperforms the 3600X with a Spire cooler and when both use a Gammaxx 400 they are more or less identical. The 3600X SKU is basically a marketing gimmick designed to milk unsuspecting consumers. Comparing the 3600X to Intel’s overclocked flagship i5-9600K shows that although the 3600X has 29% faster 64-core speed, it is around 11% worse for gaming (sub eight core performance). Additionally, the 3600X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. The arrival of Zen 2 marks the end of the "Sandy Bridge (i5-2500K)" era, Intel can no longer rely exclusively on their single-core advantage to dominate the market, they must also compete on price. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. 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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