CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps +4% 101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
130 EFps 131 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
124 EFps +4% 119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
141 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
131 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,003,453 user samples
23,241 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
980,212 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 108th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.5 % +2% 83.7 %
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review
2 % FarC5 5%, BFV 1%, SotTR 1%, Witcher3 0%, Civ6 4%, ACO 1%, MetroEx 1%, Sekiro 5%, Wolf2 1% Rage2 1%
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
1 % FarC5 5%, BFV 1%, SotTR 1%, Civ6 4%, ACO 1%, MetroEx 1%, Sekiro 5%, Wolf2 1% Rage2 1%, Witcher3 3%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
4 % BFV 6%, SotTR 4%, MetroEx 3%, Divis2 4%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79 Pts +1% 78 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
130 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+5%
256 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
494 Pts +3% 480 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
822 Pts +3% 800 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.8 Pts +3% 85.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
137 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
291 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+7%
272 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
557 Pts +4% 536 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
900 Pts +3% 872 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,571,206 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.17 % 4.09 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,306%
Value
Value For Money
86.6 % +3% 84.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 92 % Much more popular.
+64%
Price
Price (score)
$265 +2% $270
Age
Newest
14+ Months Much more recent.
+46%
26 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1158 Pts +3% 1127 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1072 Pts +3% 1044 Pts
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The XT series of Ryzen CPUs barely outperform their cheaper X and non-X counterparts: 3600, 3600X, 3800X, 3900X. Outside of encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU the Ryzen architecture remains limited by relatively high latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync remains far more efficient than CPU cores for encoding. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn. The best value CPU amongst the Ryzen range is the 3300X which is the first design to focus on delivering lower latency, and therefore better performance where users need it, rather than “Moar Coars”. Aside from the army of anonymous influencers on social media (reddit, forums, youtube etc.), users will be hard pressed to find rational arguments that favor the XT variants over their cheaper predecessors. [Jul '20 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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 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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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $394Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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