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CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
197 EFps 280 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+42%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
97 EFps 110 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+13%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 138 EFps +3%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
116 EFps 135 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+16%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
112 EFps 133 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+19%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 385,296 user samples
203,966 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 122nd / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
181,330 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.4 % 95.1 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.9 Pts 92.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+15%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 136 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts 270 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+19%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts 527 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+23%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
708 Pts 755 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+7%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89.4 Pts 97.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+9%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 152 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts 303 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
478 Pts 601 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+26%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
790 Pts 875 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+11%
Market Share
Based on 33,495,563 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.98 % 1.29 % Much higher market share.
+32%
Value
Value For Money
92.1 % 105 % Better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
162 % 227 % Much more popular.
+40%
Price
Price (score)
$169 Cheaper.
+13%
$195
Age
Newest
29 Months 23 Months More recent.
+21%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.6 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1015 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+16%
873 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
934 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
761 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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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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The hex-core i5-9600K is third in Intel’s line-up of 9th generation Coffee Lake CPUs. It has a TDP of 95W and requires an aftermarket cooler (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400). The 9600K was designed to be overclocked. Once this is enabled in the BIOS (requires a Z-series motherboard), the 9600K runs 10% faster. In terms of performance, the i5-9600K is almost unbeatable for desktop users and it has sufficient multi-core performance to handle all but the most demanding workstation tasks. For CPU encoding (Cinebench, Blender, Handbrake etc.) the Ryzen 3000 series offers great 64-core performance. For example the overclocked Ryzen 3600 is approximately 13% worse for gaming, desktop and normal consumer workloads but it is 27% faster for 64-core processing. CPU encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn, encoding tasks are far better performed by dedicated hardware such an NVENC or QuickSync. At stock clocks the i5-9600K is around 8% slower than Intel’s flagship i9-9900K but when both are overclocked, the 9600K closes the gaming gap to within two or three percent. Considering that the 9900K is the fastest gaming processor available, and almost twice the price of the 9600K, this is no small feat. The i5-9600K is aimed squarely at gamers who are not willing to compromise on performance but don't want to pay more than they need to. [Oct '18 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2020 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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