CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+18%
197 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps +4% 97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps 134 EFps +2%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
119 EFps +3% 116 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+17%
112 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 352,458 user samples
148,492 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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: 123rd / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
80.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79 Pts 80.9 Pts +2%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
116 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
266 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+18%
226 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
497 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+16%
430 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
824 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+16%
708 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.4 Pts 89.4 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+15%
123 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
282 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+16%
243 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
549 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
478 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
888 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
790 Pts
Market Share
Based on 33,549,408 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.62 % Much higher market share.
+67%
0.97 %
Value
Value For Money
92.8 % +1% 92.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
119 % 162 % Much more popular.
+36%
Price
Price (score)
$209 $169 Cheaper.
+19%
Age
Newest
14 Months Much more recent.
+52%
29 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 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.
+42%
12 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz +5% 4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1141 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+12%
1015 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1076 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+15%
934 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Early Q3 of 2019 sees the release of the new Ryzen 5 3600X: a hex-core, 12-thread processor. AMD are releasing five new CPUs based on their latest Zen 2 microarchitecture which delivers approximately 13% better IPC than the previous 12nm Zen+. For workstation builds the 3600X is viable, however, the $200 USD Ryzen 5 3600 represents a far better value proposition. The additional $40 USD for the 3600X basically buys a better cooler (Spire vs Stealth). This allows for an extra 200 MHz of extra base and boost clock: 3.8 / 4.4 GHz on the 3600X vs 3.6 / 4.2 GHz on the 3600, this translates to approximately 2% higher overclocked performance for 20% more money. Neither of the stock coolers on the 3600 or 3600X are as effective as a $20 USD aftermarket cooler such as the Gammaxx 400. The 3600 with a Gammaxx 400 outperforms the 3600X with a Spire cooler and when both use a Gammaxx 400 they are more or less identical. The 3600X SKU is basically a marketing gimmick designed to milk unsuspecting consumers. Comparing the 3600X to Intel’s overclocked flagship i5-9600K shows that although the 3600X has 29% faster 64-core speed, it is around 11% worse for gaming (sub eight core performance). Additionally, the 3600X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. The arrival of Zen 2 marks the end of the "Sandy Bridge (i5-2500K)" era, Intel can no longer rely exclusively on their single-core advantage to dominate the market, they must also compete on price. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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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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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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