AMD100-100000065BOX
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CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
310 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+33%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps 101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps +2% 131 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
131 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+10%
119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
120 EFps 131 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+9%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 678,379 user samples
383,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
294,959 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 193rd / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.9 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
84.1 %
20 Oct22|HardwareLUXX
The Dino Intel is not yet extinct:...
3 % Control 2%, SpiderM 5%, RiftB 7%, F122 9%, DoomE 10% CPunk 4%, TWarTroy 9%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
12 % BFV 9%, SotTR 17%, MetroEx 6%, Divis2 17%
20 Oct22|Techpowerup
Intel Core i5-13600K Review - Best...
11 % Forza5 9%, AoE4 9%, Bord3 15%, FarC6 2%, BFV 26%, CPunk 4%, EldenR 8%, Civ6 27%, CSGO 38%, DoomE 5% WatchDL 11%, RDR2 0%
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review
7 % FarC5 23%, BFV 8%, SotTR 0%, Rage2 2%, Witcher3 1%, Civ6 17%, MetroEx 3%, Sekiro 17%, Wolf2 3% ACO 0%
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
7 % FarC5 23%, BFV 8%, SotTR 0%, Rage2 2%, Witcher3 1%, Civ6 17%, MetroEx 3%, Sekiro 17%, Wolf2 3% ACO 0%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
84 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+9%
76.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
162 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
136 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
315 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+19%
264 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
580 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
490 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
883 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+9%
808 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.8 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
87.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
172 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
146 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
342 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
287 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
667 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+21%
553 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
989 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+13%
878 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,686,091 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.21 % Hugely higher market share.
+404%
0.24 %
Value
Value For Money
112 % Better value.
+24%
90.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % Much more popular.
+34%
70 %
Price
Price (score)
$157 Cheaper.
+25%
$210
Age
Newest
41 Months More recent.
+28%
57 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 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.6 GHz +5% 4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1160 Pts +5% 1106 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1055 Pts +4% 1017 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Zen2
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 11400F, which, when paired with a 2060 Super, delivers higher EFps in four out of five of today’s most popular games, at half the price. Allocating the savings to a higher tier GPU will result in a far superior gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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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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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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