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8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,164 user samples
28,638 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
16,526 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
92 % 92.2 % +0%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 116 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
429 Pts 444 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1211 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+25%
970 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts 124 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts 485 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1335 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+29%
1037 Pts
Market Share
Based on 12,191,334 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.34 % 0.95 % Hugely higher market share.
+179%
Value
Value For Money
98.7 % 108 % Slightly better value.
+10%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
87 %
Price
Price (score)
$242 $190 Cheaper.
+22%
Age
Newest
20 Months 6 Months Much more recent.
+70%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 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
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.2 GHz +5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts 120 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+5%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts 128 Pts +4%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
452 Pts 468 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
491 Pts 505 Pts +3%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1296 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+28%
1009 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1346 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+29%
1044 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 7 1800X is AMD's flagship Ryzen CPU. Clocked at 3.6 GHz with a turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz (stock) this chip offers a staggering level of multi-core performance. Comparing the 1800X with the Intel i7-6850K shows that the 1800X delivers 25% more multi-core throughput than its more expensive counterpart. Historically AMD's CPU architecture has had a much lower IPC than Intel's and consequently Intel have dominated the CPU market since 2009. Comparing IPC between Intel's Kaby Lake and Ryzen shows a maximum gap of just 9%. A very welcome shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as the remaining Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 models are rolled out. For now the 1800X offers workstation users similar processing power to a $1,000 i7-6900K at half the price. [Mar '17 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. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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