Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-7820X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i7-7820X

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Price
$199.99
Prime Eligible Item
$671.42
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80673I77820X
Release Date April 2018 June 2017
Performance
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37th
22nd
Effective Value
10th
88th
TDP 95 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i7 X-Series
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Skylake X
Socket AM4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 8
CPU Threads 12 16
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4500MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 128GB
Cache L3 16.00MB 11.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Gaming optimisations are still an issue, but computational power is unquestionable and system value is..."

"Intel LGA2066 platform brought new generations of CPUs, ranging from 4 to 18 cores. Today I've tested the Skylake-X 8-core SKU- i7-7820X – and Kabylake-X flagship – i7-7740X (4-core).The CPUs are good, especially in overclocking where 5GHz is not a..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-7820X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 70% cheaper, you can save $471.43.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 9 months later.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-7820X:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 15%.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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