Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 5 1500X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Ryzen 5 1500X

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Price
$179.99
Prime Eligible Item
$131.33
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 87
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD260XBCAFBOX YD150XBBAEBOX
Release Date April 2018 April 2017
Performance
(Charts)
37th
76th
Effective Value
9th
15th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Ryzen 5
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Summit Ridge
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 8
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews

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

"The new AMD RYZEN CPU series has proven to be a huge breakthrough for AMD and is the first time in a long while that they have been able to put up a good hard fight with what Intel has to offer. In our tests, the RYZEN 1500X really proved just how..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 5 1500X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 26%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+500MHz).

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 5 1500X:

  • 27% cheaper, you can save $48.66.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
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