AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
AMD100-100000065BOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
198 EFps 310 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+57%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
96 EFps 101 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+5%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
135 EFps +1% 134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
113 EFps 131 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+16%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
115 EFps 120 EFps +4%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 885,287 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 / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
202,366 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.4 % 96.8 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.2 Pts 87.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 156 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+44%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
212 Pts 306 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+44%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 569 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+42%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
668 Pts 926 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+39%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
85.8 Pts 94.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 161 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+39%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 321 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+40%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
452 Pts 634 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+40%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
749 Pts 997 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+33%
Market Share
Based on 46,498,449 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.7 % 3.34 % Hugely higher market share.
+96%
Value
Value For Money
84.6 % 97.6 % Better value.
+15%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % 92 % More popular.
+19%
Price
Price (score)
$192 Cheaper.
+29%
$270
Age
Newest
41 Months 10 Months Much more recent.
+76%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 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 3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.6 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
971 Pts 1291 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+33%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
880 Pts 1191 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+35%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen3
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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The Ryzen 5 5600X is both the entry-level and best value for money 5000 series CPU. The 5600X is a hex-core 12 thread processor with a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz boosting to 4.6 GHz. It has 35 MB of cache and a TDP rating of 65W. A cooler is included in the MSRP of $300 USD, but cheap after-market coolers (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400) are far more effective and therefore worth the upgrade. Notably, AMD’s new Zen 3 architecture has vastly improved single-core performance and lower memory latency, which leads to a significant effective speed advantage over its predecessor, the 3600X. Last year, AMD’s class-leading marketers secured significant sales of the 3000 series CPUs despite a 15% performance deficit against lower priced Intel parts. The games, specific scenes, software/hardware settings and choice of competing hardware were often cherry picked, undisclosed and inconsistent from one product to the next. Now that AMD have actually achieved both top tier performance and market share, their marketing machinery is focused on price hikes. Users that do not wish to pay a marketing premium should investigate Intel’s $175 USD 11400F, which, when paired with a 2060 Super, delivers higher EFps in four out of five of today’s most popular games. Allocating the savings to a higher tier GPU will result in a far superior gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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