Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400

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Price
$174.99
Prime Eligible Item
$38.03
Availability Out of Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX AT80580PJ0676M
Release Date April 2018 -
Performance
(Charts)
38th
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Effective Value
6th
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TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 -
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge -
Socket AM4 LGA775
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 2660MHz
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..."

"Weve been looking at less expensive solutions to keeping performance up and costs down. It seems weve not only found a fairly affordable CPU in the Q9400 but also found a champion overclocker. We were amazed when we hit 3.8 and we hit 3.8 so easy..."

by Bjorn3D
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+940MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400:

  • 78% cheaper, you can save $136.96.
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