Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-7500

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Price
$179.99
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$205.01
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Availability In Stock Out of Stock
Pangoly Score - 91
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80677I57500
Release Date April 2018 January 2017
Performance
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38th
67th
Effective Value
6th
50th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i5 7th Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Kaby Lake
Socket AM4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3800MHz
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 Core i5 7500 in our opinion is the most game-centric Intel processor. Yes, it suffers in a few applications, can't match up to higher priced CPUs and lacks more than 4 threads but in games none of this matters as it gives you the exact same..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-7500. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 12% cheaper, you can save $25.02.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 21%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 15 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7500:

  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 630).
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