Average Bench: 74.8% (235th of 1316)

Based on 69,759 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor
Poor: 66%Average: 74.8% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF averaged 25.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 77.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF is just 16.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 843Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 640Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 69,759 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.3 Memory 77.9 85.3
89 1-Core 103 112
166 2-Core 201 223
73.8% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
309 4-Core 385 437
544 8-Core 640 718
64.8% 513 Pts
Min Avg Max
725 64-Core 843 929
56.5% 843 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 231
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 729
75% 592 Pts
64-Core 988
66% 988 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 105
2-Core 214
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 692
70% 554 Pts
64-Core 908
61% 908 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 101
2-Core 201
75% 128 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 678
68% 540 Pts
64-Core 863
58% 863 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 206
75% 130 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 663
68% 535 Pts
64-Core 870
58% 870 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 73
1-Core 101
2-Core 191
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 595
61% 482 Pts
64-Core 797
54% 797 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 106
2-Core 203
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 624
61% 488 Pts
64-Core 850
57% 850 Pts
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Typical Ryzen 5 1600AF Builds (Compare 67,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $544

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 Comments

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Good

28 days ago.

My processor and it runs very well


Excellent

7 months ago.

Its basically a 2600X in disguise.


Good

7 months ago.

Best Pair for a 1070 and a pretty good value for money option.


Average

20 months ago.

Is this the 12 nm Zen+ Ryzen 5 2600 disguised as a 1600? The "AF" model?


Excellent

20 months ago.

Almost like ryzen 5 2600


Terrible

8 months ago.

trash.


Excellent

18 months ago.

$85 R5 2600. Overclock to 3.9, 3000 mhz memory. $300 upgrade to AM4


Excellent

16 months ago.

Good value for money


Excellent

14 months ago.

My favorite budget CPU


Excellent

12 months ago.

Performs better than the standard 1600 and similar to a 2600. I picked this up for around $100, which was much cheaper than the 1600 and 2600 at the time.


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