Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core 2 Duo E8600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Price
$199.99
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Availability In Stock -
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX AT80570PJ0936M
Release Date April 2018 -
Performance
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37th
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Effective Value
12th
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TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 -
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge -
Socket AM4 LGA775
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 2
CPU Threads 12 2
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3330MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 45 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 0.00MB
Critic Reviews

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

"The Core 2 Duo E8600 from Intel is at the top of the manufacturers range of E8xxx processors and flies along at 3.33 GHz.This speed theoretically puts it ahead of the E7200 which runs at 2.53 GHz by around 30%, and our tests confirmed this result...."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core 2 Duo E8600. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 10 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+270MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core 2 Duo E8600:

  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
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