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
$209.99
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$300.97
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80623I52500K
Release Date April 2018 -
Performance
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26th
66th
Effective Value
11th
91st
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
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 6.00MB
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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:

  • 30% cheaper, you can save $90.98.
  • Around 22% better average performance.
  • 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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