AMD100-100000071BOX
AMD100-100000031BOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps +4% 101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
130 EFps 131 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
124 EFps +4% 119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
141 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
131 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,127,338 user samples
432,810 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 55th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
694,528 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 81st / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87 % +3% 84.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.9 Pts 79 Pts +0%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts +3% 131 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
267 Pts +4% 257 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
510 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
482 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
920 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+15%
803 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87 Pts +0% 86.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts +4% 137 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
283 Pts +4% 273 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
553 Pts +3% 537 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1026 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+17%
876 Pts
Market Share
Based on 38,638,174 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.47 % 5.12 % Much higher market share.
+48%
Value
Value For Money
83 % 92.7 % Better value.
+12%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % 90 % +3%
Price
Price (score)
$329 $198 Much cheaper.
+40%
Age
Newest
18 Months 18 Months
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
7 nm 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz +5% 4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1512 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+34%
1132 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1417 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+35%
1048 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '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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