Real World Speed
Performance profile from 191,678 user samples
131,163 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
60,515 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 172nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.5 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
65.7 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
105 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
231 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+18%
196 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
442 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+28%
344 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
728 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+23%
593 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+7%
229 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
433 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
806 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+24%
648 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,484,734 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.27 % Hugely higher market share.
+159%
0.49 %
Value
Value For Money
95 % Slightly better value.
+15%
82.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
150 % Much more popular.
+47%
102 %
Price
Price (score)
$145 $120 Cheaper.
+17%
Age
Newest
19 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
22+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1023 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+59%
644 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
953 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+60%
596 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. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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The budget Ryzen 5 2400G is a four core, eight thread APU (accelerated processing unit: combined CPU and GPU) from AMD’s Raven Ridge product line. It has a base clock of 3.6 GHz which boosts to 3.9 GHz. Its RX Vega 11 graphics scores an average bench of 20% which is at the forefront of performance from integrated graphics and is 34% faster than the RX Vega 8 graphics found in the Ryzen 3 2200G (the 2400G’s ultra budget sister APU). The 2400G currently retails at $162 and includes a Wraith Stealth cooler. This puts it in direct competition with Intel’s quad core Coffee Lake i3-8350K at $167, which does have a 26% faster effective speed. However, the 2400G’s integrated graphics are far stronger (137%) than the 8350K’s, making the 2400G a great choice for those looking for an economical multimedia PC or a super budget gaming PC. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop 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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