IntelCL8068404121817
AMD100-100000031BOX
  

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.60 GHz, 45 W.
Release date ≈ Q2 2019.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 549,912 user samples
143,645 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 110th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
406,267 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 82nd / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82.1 % 84.7 % +3%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
79.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 131 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
224 Pts 257 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+15%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
414 Pts 485 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
634 Pts 802 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+26%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.4 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+7%
88.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 136 Pts +4%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts 272 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts 537 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
785 Pts 880 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 31,453,129 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.52 % 6.38 % Hugely higher market share.
+320%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 198 % Hugely more popular.
+179%
Age
Newest
16+ Months 12 Months More recent.
+25%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
976 Pts 1133 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+16%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
761 Pts 1046 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+37%
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Superseded by the faster 10th Gen 10750H [Apr '20 CPUPro]

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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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