AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,776 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%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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42,281 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 89% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 89% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.7 % 99.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+14%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 119 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
423 Pts 464 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
922 Pts 1304 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+41%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts 126 Pts +4%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
481 Pts 491 Pts +2%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1037 Pts 1395 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+35%
Market Share
Based on 12,864,465 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.26 % Slightly higher market share.
+7%
2.12 %
Value
Value For Money
110 % Slightly better value.
+10%
99.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % 109 % More popular.
+18%
Price
Price (score)
$160 Much cheaper.
+45%
$290
Age
Newest
7 Months 7 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
105 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 12 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
117 Pts 122 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
126 Pts 131 Pts +4%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
460 Pts 474 Pts +3%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
501 Pts 513 Pts +2%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1000 Pts 1348 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+35%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1042 Pts 1404 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+35%
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 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by four or less cores but the 2700X offers unbeatable value for money for workstation users. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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