Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-3470

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i5-3470

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Price
$199.99
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$149.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80637I53470
Release Date April 2018 June 2012
Performance
(Charts)
37th
87th
Effective Value
12th
41st
TDP 95 Watts 77 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i5 3rd Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Ivy Bridge
Socket AM4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 2500
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 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 big news about the first Ivy Bridge processors was the improved graphics, but with this second tier iGPU, can the Core i5 3470 match the pace of its technological compatriots? With the i5 tag, it's a non-Hyperthreaded chip of the straight quad-core..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-3470. 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 37%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-3470:

  • 25% cheaper, you can save $50.00.
  • Around 19% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 2500).
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