AMDYD1700BBAEBOX
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.0GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 243,276 user samples
98,753 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
144,523 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 56th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % 87.9 % +3%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
396 Pts 425 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1124 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+23%
911 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 120 Pts +3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts 474 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1307 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+29%
1015 Pts
Market Share
Based on 17,678,645 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % 3.72 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
Value
Value For Money
92.1 % 116 % Better value.
+26%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
118 % 152 % More popular.
+29%
Price
Price (score)
$235 $139 Much cheaper.
+41%
Age
Newest
27 Months 13 Months Much more recent.
+52%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz 3.4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+13%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 115 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
121 Pts 125 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
442 Pts 456 Pts +3%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
481 Pts 493 Pts +2%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1266 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+28%
986 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1318 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+29%
1023 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen 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 money, especially for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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