Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-6950X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X


Intel Core i7-6950X

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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80671I76950X
Release Date April 2018 November 2016
Effective Value
TDP 95 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Broadwell-E
Socket AM4 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 10
CPU Threads 12 20
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 25.00MB
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-6950X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 87% cheaper, you can save $1,379.25.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 17 months later.
  • Around 32% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6950X:

  • Around 6% better average performance.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
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