AMD100-100000065BOX
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
310 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+57%
198 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+5%
96 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 135 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
131 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+16%
113 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
120 EFps +4% 115 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 862,797 user samples
179,876 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 4.75 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
682,921 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 200th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.2 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
76.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.4 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
78.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+43%
108 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+43%
212 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
564 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+41%
401 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
921 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+38%
668 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.1 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
85.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+40%
116 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
319 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+39%
229 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
634 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+40%
452 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
993 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+33%
749 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,470,364 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.33 % Hugely higher market share.
+95%
1.71 %
Value
Value For Money
97 % Better value.
+14%
85.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % More popular.
+19%
77 %
Price
Price (score)
$270 $187 Much cheaper.
+31%
Age
Newest
10 Months Much more recent.
+76%
41 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.
+42%
12 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.6 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1278 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+32%
971 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1185 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+35%
880 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. Even though the 2600 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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