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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Intel Core i5-10400F

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600

Intel Core i5-10400F

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Brand
AMD
Brand
Intel
Model
  • 100-100000031BOX
  • Ryzen 5 3600
Model
BX8070110400F
Release Date
📅 July 2019
Release Date
📅 May 2020
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Single-Core Performance (Charts)
51st / 408
Single-Core Performance (Charts)
64th / 408
Single-Core Effective Value
30th / 154
Single-Core Effective Value
17th / 154
Workstation Performance (Charts)
56th / 160
Workstation Performance (Charts)
70th / 160
Workstation Effective Value
45th / 154
Workstation Effective Value
52nd / 154
TDP
🔌 65 Watts
TDP
🔌 65 Watts
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Series
Ryzen 5
Series
Core i5 10th Gen
Core Name
Matisse
Core Name
Comet Lake
Socket
AM4
Socket
LGA1200
Integrated Graphics
None
Integrated Graphics
None
CPU Cores
6
CPU Cores
6
CPU Threads
12
CPU Threads
12
CPU Clock Rate
3600MHz
CPU Clock Rate
2900MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4300MHz
CPU Cooler included
Yes
CPU Cooler included
Yes
Manufacturing Process
7 nm
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Cache L3
32MB
Cache L3
12MB
Critic Reviews

"With a price of $200, the Ryzen 5 3600 is the price/performance king in its segment. It offers more application performance than anything comparable and is close enough in gaming. Pair that with the slightly lower platform cost on AMD than on Intel (don't bother with the expensive X570 motherboards), as well as the improved memory compatibility, an ..."

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What are the differences between AMD Ryzen 5 3600 and Intel Core i5-10400F? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better cpu.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 3600:

  • Slightly better average single-core performance, around 5%.
  • Slightly better average multithreading performance, around 15%.
  • Slightly better workstation effective value.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-10400F:

  • 25% cheaper, you can save $49.00.
  • Slightly better single-core effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 10 months later.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
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