Average Bench: 74.1% (277th of 1358)

Based on 88,151 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor
Poor: 66%Average: 74.1% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF averaged 25.9% 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 77.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF is just 14.5%. 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 857Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 644Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 88,151 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.1 Memory 77.6 84.7
91.4 1-Core 102 109
175 2-Core 200 217
73.5% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
319 4-Core 380 424
567 8-Core 644 718
64.6% 512 Pts
Min Avg Max
730 64-Core 857 942
57.5% 857 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 83.1
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 648
67% 528 Pts
64-Core 884
59% 884 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 109
2-Core 214
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 712
71% 563 Pts
64-Core 888
60% 888 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 103
2-Core 204
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 662
65% 517 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 202
71% 125 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 621
64% 502 Pts
64-Core 832
56% 832 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 105
2-Core 202
73% 127 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 647
65% 513 Pts
64-Core 879
59% 879 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $703

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Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 days ago.

Its basically a 2600X in disguise.


Good

29 days ago.

My processor and it runs very well


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Average

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Almost like ryzen 5 2600


Terrible

19 months 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

23 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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