Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 7 2700

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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AMD Ryzen 7 2700

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Price
$199.99
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$249.99
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Availability In Stock Out of Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD260XBCAFBOX YD2700BBAFBOX
Release Date April 2018 April 2018
Performance
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37th
46th
Effective Value
12th
26th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Ryzen 7
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Pinnacle Ridge
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 8
CPU Threads 12 16
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4100MHz
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..."

"It’s the same old story. AMD’s latest chips are great value for certain tasks but less so for others. You get masses of multi-thread performance, but single-thread and gaming performance trails Intel’s rival processors a little."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 7 2700. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 20% cheaper, you can save $50.00.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 6%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+100MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 7 2700:

  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
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