Average Bench: 75.6% (208th of 1293)

Based on 50,435 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor
Poor: 64%Average: 75.6% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF averaged 24.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 78.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 104Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF is just 19.1%. 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 845Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 644Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 50,435 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.8 Memory 78.7 86.7
89.6 1-Core 104 115
166 2-Core 203 228
74.6% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
303 4-Core 390 448
553 8-Core 644 737
65.4% 517 Pts
Min Avg Max
700 64-Core 845 967
56.7% 845 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 105
2-Core 215
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 699
71% 560 Pts
64-Core 859
58% 859 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.7
1-Core 107
2-Core 209
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 679
68% 540 Pts
64-Core 905
61% 905 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 202
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 628
63% 500 Pts
64-Core 775
52% 775 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 187
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 624
63% 500 Pts
64-Core 795
53% 795 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 105
2-Core 205
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 624
66% 517 Pts
64-Core 853
57% 853 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 105
2-Core 203
73% 127 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 607
60% 477 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.2
1-Core 94.7
2-Core 203
68% 122 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 614
63% 495 Pts
64-Core 816
55% 816 Pts
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Typical Ryzen 5 1600AF Builds (Compare 54,504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $564

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 Comments

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Good

17 hrs 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

20 days ago.

Very nice prize, great performance.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Its basically a 2600X in disguise.


Good

5 months ago.

Insane price for 6 cores. Simply an amazing cpu


Good

1 month ago.

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


Average

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

13 months ago.

Almost like ryzen 5 2600


Terrible

2 months ago.

trash.


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Excellent

10 months ago.

Good value for money


Excellent

8 months ago.

My favorite budget CPU


Excellent

6 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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