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CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
197 EFps 298 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+51%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
97 EFps 108 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+11%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 138 EFps +3%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
116 EFps 137 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+18%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
112 EFps 149 EFps Much Better Fortnite EFps.
+33%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 386,742 user samples
198,444 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 119th / 1256
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
188,298 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1256
Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.1 % 98.7 % Faster effective speed.
+22%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.6 Pts 94 Pts Lower memory latency.
+15%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 143 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
228 Pts 282 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
434 Pts 554 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+28%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
716 Pts 1023 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+43%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
90.3 Pts 97.8 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 154 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 308 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+27%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
477 Pts 614 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+29%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
792 Pts 1185 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+50%
Market Share
Based on 30,626,023 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.86 % 1.28 % Much higher market share.
+49%
Value
Value For Money
92.2 % Slightly better value.
+6%
86.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
164 % 186 % More popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$175 Much cheaper.
+61%
$448
Age
Newest
26 Months 20 Months More recent.
+23%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 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 Newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1011 Pts 1612 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+59%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
938 Pts 1460 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+56%
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 Intel i9-9900K is an 8 core, 16 thread, unlocked 9th generation Coffee Lake processor. It has a base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.7 GHz and a single-core boost of 5.0 GHz (the highest frequency achieved yet from this class of Intel CPU). It features 16 MB of cache, a 95W TDP and Intel UHD 630 graphics. The 9900K is compatible with the new Z390 chipset, and subject to a BIOS update, is also compatible with the older Z370 chipset. Aimed at users who do not wish to compromise, the i9-9900K offers the best gaming and desktop experience available at any price. Heavy workstation users should consider the Ryzen 9 3900X which is similarly priced. Comparing the overclocked 3900X shows that it is just 10% worse for gaming and desktop (sub octa-core) but around 40% better for 64-core computations. Gamers should consider the 9700K which offers identical overclocked gaming performance at a $100 USD discount. [Oct '18 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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