AMD100-100000031BOX
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 247,268 user samples
51,219 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 1183
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
196,049 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 93rd / 1183
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.9 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
69.3 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+27%
102 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
257 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+28%
201 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
495 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+27%
391 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
811 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+25%
650 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1043 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
847 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
116 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+18%
229 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
457 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
885 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+14%
775 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1116 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+13%
985 Pts
Market Share
Based on 20,903,213 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+168%
1.18 %
Value
Value For Money
98 % Slightly better value.
+7%
91.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
145 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
136 %
Price
Price (score)
$187 $101 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
3 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
30 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+17%
3.6 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is one of five new processors based on the latest Zen 2 7nm microarchitecture. This 6-core, 12-threaded processor is priced at $199 USD and succeeds the Zen+ Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 18% in terms of average effective speed and 12% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600's base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz match the previous gen hex-core Ryzen 5 2600X and therefore indicate an 11% clock for clock (IPC) improvement over the previous generation. The Ryzen 5 3600 is in competition with Intel’s hex-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core advantage over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single, quad and hex core workloads which translates to 14% higher fps for gamers. Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can impact gaming. The Ryzen 3000 processors all include coolers and although they will be launched alongside the new mainstream X570 chipset (which is PCIe 4.0 enabled), they are backwards compatible with 400 and even the 300 series motherboards. At $198 USD, the 3600 offers reasonable value for workstation users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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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 which is geared towards gamers. 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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