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
$174.99
Prime Eligible Item
$299.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 95
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80646I54690K
Release Date April 2018 June 2014
Performance
(Charts)
38th
58th
Effective Value
6th
67th
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 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 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-based predecessors, there's little point opting for an older CPU although owners of Ivy Bridge CPUs ..."

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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:

  • 41% cheaper, you can save $124.01.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 12%.
  • Much 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 thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600).
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