Average Bench: 74.4% (257th of 1335)

Based on 79,046 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor
Poor: 65%Average: 74.4% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF averaged 25.6% 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 78Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF is just 15.6%. 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 857Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 646Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 79,046 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.6 Memory 78 85.1
89.8 1-Core 103 109
172 2-Core 200 217
73.6% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
310 4-Core 381 427
543 8-Core 646 728
64.8% 513 Pts
Min Avg Max
698 64-Core 857 952
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 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 830
81% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 745
76% 598 Pts
64-Core 1,000
67% 1,000 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 212
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 708
72% 568 Pts
64-Core 930
62% 930 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 104
2-Core 206
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 662
67% 531 Pts
64-Core 888
60% 888 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 105
2-Core 206
74% 129 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 618
64% 500 Pts
64-Core 836
56% 836 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 100
2-Core 196
71% 123 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 632
62% 497 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 72.2
1-Core 94.9
2-Core 192
69% 120 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 622
61% 486 Pts
64-Core 836
56% 836 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 96.7
2-Core 192
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 606
60% 474 Pts
64-Core 826
55% 826 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.7
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 160
60% 102 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 442
47% 367 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
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Typical Ryzen 5 1600AF Builds (Compare 74,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $577

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 Comments

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Terrible

3 months ago.

My processor and it runs very well


Excellent

2 months ago.

Its basically a 2600X in disguise.


Excellent

10 days 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

24 months ago.

Almost like ryzen 5 2600


Terrible

12 months ago.

trash.


Excellent

22 months ago.

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


Excellent

20 months ago.

Good value for money


Excellent

18 months ago.

My favorite budget CPU


Excellent

16 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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