Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i3-8300

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i3-8300

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Price
$199.99
Prime Eligible Item
$168.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80684I38300
Release Date April 2018 April 2018
Performance
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37th
60th
Effective Value
12th
16th
TDP 95 Watts 62 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i3 8th Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Coffee Lake
Socket AM4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3700MHz
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 6.00MB
Critic Reviews

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

"The Intel Core i5-8300 retails for $145 or €135 at our friends at Caseking. Quad-Core Beats i5-7500, with $50 lower price Integrated graphics CPU cooler included No unlocked multiplier, limited overclocking potential No HyperThreading, competition has..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i3-8300. 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 14%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8300:

  • 16% cheaper, you can save $31.00.
  • Around 35% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
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