AMD100-100000065BOX
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
310 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+57%
197 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps +4% 97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
131 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+13%
116 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
120 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+7%
112 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 390,988 user samples
284,796 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 56th / 1363
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
106,192 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 260th / 1363
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
74.3 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
84.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
76.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
161 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+42%
113 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
310 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+45%
214 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
578 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+48%
390 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
896 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+37%
653 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
87.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
170 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+35%
126 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
337 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+36%
247 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
654 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+36%
480 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
999 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+34%
747 Pts
Market Share
Based on 55,526,699 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.52 % Hugely higher market share.
+624%
0.21 %
Value
Value For Money
106 % Better value.
+29%
82.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % More popular.
+11%
85 %
Price
Price (score)
$192 $188 +2%
Age
Newest
22 Months Much more recent.
+58%
53 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
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
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.6 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1195 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+25%
959 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1090 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+28%
852 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 5 5600X is both the entry-level and best value for money 5000 series CPU. The 5600X is a hex-core 12 thread processor with a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz boosting to 4.6 GHz. It has 35 MB of cache and a TDP rating of 65W. A cooler is included in the MSRP of $300 USD, but cheap after-market coolers (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400) are far more effective and therefore worth the upgrade. Notably, AMD’s new Zen 3 architecture has vastly improved single-core performance and lower memory latency, which leads to a significant effective speed advantage over its predecessor, the 3600X. Last year, AMD’s class-leading marketers secured significant sales of the 3000 series CPUs despite a 15% performance deficit against lower priced Intel parts. The games, specific scenes, software/hardware settings and choice of competing hardware were often cherry picked, undisclosed and inconsistent from one product to the next. Now that AMD have actually achieved both top tier performance and market share, their marketing machinery is focused on price hikes. Users that do not wish to pay a marketing premium should investigate Intel’s $175 USD 11400F, which, when paired with a 2060 Super, delivers higher EFps in four out of five of today’s most popular games. Allocating the savings to a higher tier GPU will result in a far superior gaming PC. [Nov '20 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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