Average Bench: 74.8% (240th of 1316)

Based on 55,674 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor
Poor: 66%Average: 74.8% Great: 81%
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 77.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF is just 15.4%. 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 848Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 643Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 55,674 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.2 Memory 77.8 84.4
89.6 1-Core 103 112
171 2-Core 202 222
73.9% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
313 4-Core 386 436
555 8-Core 643 730
65.1% 515 Pts
Min Avg Max
747 64-Core 848 943
56.9% 848 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
79% 138 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 752
75% 597 Pts
64-Core 910
61% 910 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 696
70% 554 Pts
64-Core 864
58% 864 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 101
2-Core 194
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 618
62% 492 Pts
64-Core 830
56% 830 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
75% 131 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 676
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 873
59% 873 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 195
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 639
64% 505 Pts
64-Core 837
56% 837 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 102
2-Core 184
71% 120 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 609
59% 474 Pts
64-Core 812
54% 812 Pts
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Typical Ryzen 5 1600AF Builds (Compare 61,723 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 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $555

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 Comments

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Poor

6 days ago.

IF found at the right price it's an very good purchase, especially to thouse just looking for an upgrade to an more modern platform.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Very nice prize, great performance.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Its basically a 2600X in disguise.


Excellent

24 days ago.

bought it with amd radeon rx 570 and it is awesome no problem at all


Good

4 months ago.

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


Average

17 months ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

Almost like ryzen 5 2600


Terrible

5 months ago.

trash.


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Excellent

13 months ago.

Good value for money


Excellent

11 months ago.

My favorite budget CPU


Excellent

9 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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