Average Bench: 72% (303rd of 1385)

Based on 52,721 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF averaged 28.0% 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 76.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 104Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF is just 18.8%. 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 Speed 764Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 594Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.4 Memory 76.3 83.8
85.6 1-Core 104 115
160 2-Core 200 228
71.6% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
295 4-Core 365 443
493 8-Core 594 680
58.7% 479 Pts
Min Avg Max
636 64-Core 764 868
47.3% 764 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
75% 132 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 612
63% 510 Pts
64-Core 779
48% 779 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 111
2-Core 216
74% 134 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 632
66% 531 Pts
64-Core 800
50% 800 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 212
74% 132 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 625
61% 501 Pts
64-Core 837
52% 837 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 196
69% 122 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 611
58% 481 Pts
64-Core 779
48% 779 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 113
2-Core 217
75% 135 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 619
61% 501 Pts
64-Core 768
48% 768 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 111
2-Core 214
74% 133 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 624
62% 506 Pts
64-Core 792
49% 792 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 195
72% 126 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 573
57% 465 Pts
64-Core 779
48% 779 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 103
2-Core 178
68% 118 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 569
53% 443 Pts
64-Core 684
42% 684 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.8
1-Core 100
2-Core 177
65% 115 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 501
49% 402 Pts
64-Core 769
48% 769 Pts
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Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $478

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Excellent

5 months ago.

basically a ryzen 5 2600 but downclocked, can get the exact same performance as the 2600 by overclocking it basically


Excellent

5 months ago.

Its basically a 2600X in disguise.


Good

6 months ago.

My processor and it runs very well


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Average

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

Almost like ryzen 5 2600


Terrible

2 years ago.

trash.


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good value for money


Excellent

2 years ago.

My favorite budget CPU


Excellent

2 years 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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