Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel i5-2500K

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel i5-2500K

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Price
$199.99
Prime Eligible Item
$279.00
Availability In Stock Out of Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80623I52500K
Release Date April 2018 -
Performance
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37th
76th
Effective Value
12th
78th
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i5 2nd Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Sandy Bridge
Socket AM4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 3000
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 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..."

"This month for review we received two very eagerly awaited processors from CPU manufacturer Intel. Since AMD, its only real competitor, hasn’t been putting up a fight in this market for about five years now, interesting developments in CPUs have been..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel i5-2500K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 28% cheaper, you can save $79.01.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 28%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel i5-2500K:

  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 3000).
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