Intel
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.2 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 358,155 user samples
11,387 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 234th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
346,768 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 295th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.8 % +5% 71.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
84.4 Pts Lower memory latency.
+15%
73.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts +5% 100 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
203 Pts +4% 195 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts 375 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
525 Pts 630 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+20%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+15%
80.6 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts +4% 112 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
227 Pts +2% 222 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
415 Pts 437 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts 734 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+30%
Market Share
Based on 46,588,562 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.47 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,467%
Value
Value For Money
72 % 84.6 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 72 % Much more popular.
+38%
Price
Price (score)
$320 $150 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
85+ Months 53 Months Much more recent.
+38%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts 953 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+69%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
529 Pts 827 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+56%
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The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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