AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
AMD100-100000023BOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
198 EFps 233 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+18%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
96 EFps 105 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+9%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
135 EFps +4% 130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
113 EFps 124 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+10%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
115 EFps 141 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+23%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 925,554 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
242,633 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 68th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.4 % 87.5 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
21 May20|Optimum Tech
Intel i5-10600K Review - 6-core Ga...
24 % FarC5 21%, OverW 28%, SotTR 26%, RDR2 4%, StarWJFO 26%, CSGO 42%, R6S 19%
14 Nov19|PCGamer
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
15 % Hitm2 28%, FarC5 16%, StrangeB 5%, TWarW2 24%, SotTR 23%, ACO 12%, MetroEx 11%, MESoW 5%, Divis2 11%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
20 % Hitm2 26%, TWarW2 2%, GTAV 27%, SotTR 23%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.2 Pts +1% 77.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 135 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+25%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
212 Pts 268 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+26%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 520 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+30%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
668 Pts 1015 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+52%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
85.8 Pts 87.9 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 144 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 287 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
452 Pts 559 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+24%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
749 Pts 1098 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+47%
Market Share
Based on 46,357,016 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.72 % Much higher market share.
+79%
0.96 %
Value
Value For Money
85.2 % Better value.
+12%
76.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$187 Much cheaper.
+59%
$457
Age
Newest
40 Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+35%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 12 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 24 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
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 4.6 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
971 Pts 2271 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+134%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
880 Pts 2091 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+138%
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 welcomes the Ryzen 9 3900X, AMD’s current top of the range, third generation Ryzen flagship which raises the bar for 64-core processing on desktop CPUs. This is AMD’s first Ryzen 9 processor and it is a 12-core, 24-thread CPU based on their latest 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture. The 3900X has a boost/base clock of 3.8/4.6 GHz, 64 MB of L3 cache (double the L3 on the rest of 3000 series), support for 3200 MHz DDR4 system memory and a TDP of 105W. All this, plus a Wraith Prism cooler, at a very reasonable launch price of $499 USD. By comparison, Intel’s 8-core, 16 thread i9-9900K is available for $479 USD (and requires a cooler: $30+ USD). Benchmarks illustrate that the overclocked 3900X leads by a whopping 41% for 64-core processing but that the 9900K maintains a 10% lead for gaming, desktop and other sub octa-core tasks. The 3900 memory controller is significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations and shows a better write throughput than the lower spec 3000 models, but it still shows relatively high latency which adversely impacts gaming. In terms of 64-core performance at this price point, there is no threat from Intel. The only real competitor is the upcoming (Q4, 2019) 16-core, 32-thread 3950X ($749 USD). The Ryzen 9 3900X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 motherboard via an AM4 socket, as well as 400 and 300 series motherboards. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 CPU Rankings.

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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