AMD100-100000065BOX
AMD100-100000022BOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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 535,119 user samples
253,191 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
281,928 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 119th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
97.2 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
83.1 %
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%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
12 % BFV 9%, SotTR 17%, MetroEx 6%, Divis2 17%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
78.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
129 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
310 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
250 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
576 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+22%
472 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
958 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+17%
820 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+7%
89 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
166 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+22%
136 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
328 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+22%
269 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
647 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+24%
523 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1043 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+18%
887 Pts
Market Share
Based on 48,384,848 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.13 % Hugely higher market share.
+248%
0.9 %
Value
Value For Money
97.9 % Better value.
+23%
79.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % Much more popular.
+33%
70 %
Price
Price (score)
$270 Cheaper.
+18%
$328
Age
Newest
12 Months Much more recent.
+57%
28 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 Mixed Speed
1335 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
1174 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1229 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+13%
1092 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 $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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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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