AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
AMDYD170XBCAEWOF

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 79,183 user samples
36,495 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
42,688 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.7 % 88.7 % +1%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
105 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
423 Pts +2% 413 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
922 Pts 1174 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+27%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts +3% 117 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
481 Pts +3% 465 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1037 Pts 1324 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+28%
Market Share
Based on 12,865,761 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.26 % Hugely higher market share.
+197%
0.76 %
Value
Value For Money
110 % Slightly better value.
+8%
101 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % 109 % More popular.
+18%
Price
Price (score)
$160 Cheaper.
+22%
$205
Age
Newest
7 Months Much more recent.
+67%
21 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz +3% 3.8 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
117 Pts +4% 112 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
126 Pts +3% 122 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
460 Pts +3% 447 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
501 Pts +3% 487 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1000 Pts 1281 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+28%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1042 Pts 1335 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+28%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen
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 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]

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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our samples shows a relative 4.3% boost on the single core score so it’s possible that turbo wasn’t fully engaged (12% turbo boost expected). These preliminary results are seriously impressive as they put Zen’s IPC between 0% and 9% below Intel’s Kaby Lake. Even in the worst case scenario these results are still impressive. Comparing Intel’s $1,000 6900K and the 1700X shows that AMD delivers comparable performance for half the price! A shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as Zen rolls out. If Ryzen CPUs can overclock to 4.6+ GHz they will likely dominate the entire market putting a very welcome end to the monotonous tick-tock of recent years. [Feb '17 CPUPro]

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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]

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