Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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Price
$149.99
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$133.00
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD260XBCAFBOX YD2600BBAFBOX
Release Date April 2018 April 2018
Performance
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41st
52nd
Effective Value
8th
7th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Ryzen 5
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Pinnacle Ridge
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 6
CPU Threads 12 12
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 16.00MB 16.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Gaming optimisations are still an issue, but computational power is unquestionable and system value is..."

"AMD Ryzen 5 2600 delivers excellent performance when it comes to games and productivity applications. It is also a great choice if you are building your own PC in a compact case since it has a 65W TDP. The Ryzen 5 2600 is more than just a quality gaming CPU; with its multi-threaded chops, it also has a good value chip."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 5 2600. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 6%.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600:

  • 11% cheaper, you can save $16.99.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
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