Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-4690K

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i5-4690K

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Price
$199.99
Prime Eligible Item
$399.71
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 95
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80646I54690K
Release Date April 2018 June 2014
Performance
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28th
50th
Effective Value
10th
95th
TDP 95 Watts 88 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
  • Lower operating temperatures compared to Haswell family
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Ryzen 5 Core i5 4th Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Devil's Canyon
Socket AM4 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The Core i5-4690K is the CPU you should be buying if you're an Intel Z87/Z97 system owner with a budget of between £150 and £190 and are up for a bit of overclocking. Given the cooler temperatures and faster speeds compared to its Haswell ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-4690K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 50% cheaper, you can save $199.72.
  • Around 13% better average performance.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-4690K:

  • Around 7% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600).
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