Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,417 user samples
20,417 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 23rd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.4 % 88.8 % +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts +0% 130 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
257 Pts +0% 257 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
498 Pts 502 Pts +1%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
815 Pts 850 Pts +4%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1048 Pts 1072 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts 141 Pts +4%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts 280 Pts +3%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
536 Pts 554 Pts +3%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
883 Pts 963 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+9%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1119 Pts 1,185 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 19,432,304 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
132 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
125 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.74 % Much higher market share.
+67%
1.64 %
Price
Price (score)
$198 Much cheaper.
+36%
269 USD
Value
Value For Money
97.1 % Slightly better value.
+6%
91.5 %
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+27%
82.8 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6.89 cores Slightly higher core count.
+15%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads +4% 11.6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+75%
12.2 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz +3% 3.51 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.42 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
Age
Newest
1 Months Insanely more recent.
+1,056%
11.6 Months
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
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. 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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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 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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Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $230AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
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