AMDYD270XBGAFBOX
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
CSGO 2060S
Dust 2 1080p Max
192 EFps +3% 187 EFps
GTAV 2060S
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
86 EFps +1% 85 EFps
Overwatch 2060S
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
111 EFps 116 EFps +5%
PUBG 2060S
M249 Training 1080p Max
105 EFps +2% 103 EFps
Fortnite 2060S
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
101 EFps 106 EFps +5%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 469,660 user samples
209,557 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
260,103 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 84th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
75.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
112 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
234 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
220 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+8%
424 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
852 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+22%
701 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts +5% 120 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
249 Pts +4% 240 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts +4% 472 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
960 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+21%
793 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,610,001 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.72 % 2.96 % Slightly higher market share.
+9%
Value
Value For Money
90.4 % 95.7 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
117 % 140 % More popular.
+20%
Price
Price (score)
$192 $120 Much cheaper.
+38%
Age
Newest
19 Months 19 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
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
12 nm 12 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1381 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+37%
1011 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1282 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+40%
914 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by six or less cores but the 2700X offers value for money to workstation users. Even though the 2700X excels at pure 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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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 workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. Even though the 2600 is plausible for pure 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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop 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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