Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i3-7100

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i3-7100

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Price
$179.99
Prime Eligible Item
$146.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 85
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80677I37100
Release Date April 2018 January 2017
Performance
(Charts)
37th
98th
Effective Value
9th
53rd
TDP 95 Watts 51 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i3 7th Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Kaby Lake
Socket AM4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 2
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3900MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 16.00MB 3.00MB
Critic Reviews

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

"There's never been a better time to buy a processor for under $125. AMD's latest processors have shaken up the low-cost landscape, so now you can find quad-core models with gaming-capable integrated graphics for a mere $100. Intel's response has brought..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i3-7100. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • Much better average performance, around 46%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 15 months later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-7100:

  • 19% cheaper, you can save $33.99.
  • Around 46% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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