AMD100-100000022BOX
AMD100-100000031BOX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,229,482 user samples
267,783 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 162nd / 1358
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
961,699 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 167th / 1358
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.2 % +1% 80.7 %
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review
1 % FarC5 5%, SotTR 0%, Civ6 2%, ACO 3%, MetroEx 0%, Sekiro 4% BFV 1%, Rage2 0%, Witcher3 0%, Wolf2 0%
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
1 % FarC5 5%, SotTR 0%, Civ6 2%, ACO 3%, MetroEx 0%, Sekiro 4% BFV 1%, Rage2 0%, Witcher3 0%, Wolf2 0%
28 May20|Techpowerup
Intel Core i5-10400F Review - Six ...
1 % FarC5 5%, SotTR 0%, Witcher3 0%, Civ6 2%, MetroEx 1%, Sekiro 4%, Wolf2 0% BFV 1%, Rage2 1%, ACO 1%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
1 % OC F118 1% OC, GTAV 2% OC, SotTR 1% OC
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
2 % Hitm2 2%, F118 1%, GTAV 2%, SotTR 2%
14 Nov19|PCGamer
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
1 % Hitm2 1%, FarC5 1%, StrangeB 0%, TWarW2 2%, SotTR 2%, MetroEx 1%, MESoW 0%, Divis2 0% ACO 0%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
1 % BFV 4%, MetroEx 4% SotTR 2%, Divis2 2%
20 Oct20|Tom's Hardware
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Non-X Mar...
2 % OC Hitm2 1% OC, FarC5 2% OC, AotS 2% OC, WarhDoW3 2% OC, ProjC2 3% OC, GTAV 0% OC, Civ6 1% OC, FinFant15 0% OC, WoT 2% OC, Divis2 1% OC
20 Oct20|Tom's Hardware
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Non-X Mar...
2 % Hitm2 3%, FarC5 2%, AotS 1%, WarhDoW3 3%, ProjC2 3%, GTAV 2%, Civ6 3%, FinFant15 2%, WoT 3%, Divis2 1%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
77 Pts 77 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts +2% 122 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts +2% 239 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
459 Pts +1% 453 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
802 Pts +2% 788 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87.5 Pts +1% 87 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
134 Pts +3% 130 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
266 Pts +3% 258 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
509 Pts +1% 503 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
872 Pts +0% 868 Pts
Market Share
Based on 54,682,833 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.73 % 3.32 % Hugely higher market share.
+355%
Value
Value For Money
82.3 % 96.7 % Better value.
+17%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 93 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$265 $144 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
37 Months 37 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm 7 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
1157 Pts +1% 1148 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1065 Pts +2% 1048 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen2
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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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 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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