Real World Speed
Performance profile from 197,863 user samples
2,060 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 156th / 1244
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
195,803 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 102nd / 1244
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
77.1 % 81.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
77.1 Pts 82.3 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts 116 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
216 Pts 228 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
414 Pts 438 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
796 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+10%
724 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
90 Pts 90.3 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 123 Pts +1%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 244 Pts +1%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
465 Pts 482 Pts +4%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
907 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+13%
806 Pts
Market Share
Based on 28,884,793 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1 % Insanely higher market share.
+9,900%
Value
Value For Money
49.4 % 90.9 % Hugely better value.
+84%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % 163 % Much more popular.
+70%
Price
Price (score)
$1,402 $190 Hugely cheaper.
+86%
Age
Newest
21+ Months More recent.
+16%
25 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
4800 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+368%
1025 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
4013 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+325%
944 Pts
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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. Even though the 2600X is plausible for 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) June 2020 CPU Rankings.

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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