Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs A8-5600K

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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AMD A8-5600K

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Price
$209.99
Prime Eligible Item
$169.95
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 77
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD260XBCAFBOX AD560KWOHJBOX
Release Date April 2018 September 2012
Performance
(Charts)
26th
124th
Effective Value
14th
109th
TDP 95 Watts 100 Watts
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Pros -
  • Competitive pricing
  • GPU performances
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons -
  • Low CPU performances compared to Intel's chip
Series Ryzen 5 -
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge -
Socket AM4 FM2
Integrated Graphics No Radeon HD 7560D
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 0.00MB
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs A8-5600K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • Around 51% better average performance.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 6 years later.
  • Around 5% lower TDP.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD A8-5600K:

  • 19% cheaper, you can save $40.04.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Radeon HD 7560D).
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