IntelBX80673I99920X
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

12 Cores, 24 Threads @3.50 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 192,693 user samples
692 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 1.2 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
192,001 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
80.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.5 Pts 81 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+12%
116 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+14%
227 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
508 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
433 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1012 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+41%
717 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
90.8 Pts +2% 89.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+14%
123 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
283 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+17%
242 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
557 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+17%
478 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1116 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+40%
795 Pts
Market Share
Based on 31,454,052 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.82 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
68.3 % 91.8 % Much better value.
+34%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 163 % Hugely more popular.
+226%
Price
Price (score)
$691 $175 Much cheaper.
+75%
Age
Newest
19+ Months More recent.
+30%
27 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2231 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+121%
1011 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2013 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+114%
941 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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