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AMDYD1600BBAFBOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
197 EFps 198 EFps +1%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
97 EFps +1% 96 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 135 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
116 EFps +3% 113 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
112 EFps 115 EFps +3%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 388,305 user samples
318,546 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 162nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
69,759 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 235th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
74.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.5 Pts +2% 77.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+11%
103 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+11%
201 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
424 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+10%
385 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
706 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+10%
640 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87.9 Pts +3% 85.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
112 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+9%
223 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
476 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
437 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
787 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+10%
718 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,332,146 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
0.35 %
Value
Value For Money
86.3 % 88.8 % +3%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % Much more popular.
+55%
55 %
Price
Price (score)
$203 $149 Cheaper.
+27%
Age
Newest
40 Months 36+ Months Slightly more recent.
+10%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1009 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+9%
929 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
930 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+10%
843 Pts
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The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. Even though the 2600X 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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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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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $350Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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