Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Intel Pentium Gold G5600

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Price
$160.23
$179.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684G5600 YD260XBCAFBOX
Release Date April 2018 April 2018
Performance
(Charts)
91st
37th
Effective Value
52nd
9th
TDP 54 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Ryzen 5
Core Name Coffee Lake Pinnacle Ridge
Socket LGA1151 AM4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 6
CPU Threads 4 12
CPU Clock Rate 3900MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 16.00MB
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"Gaming optimisations are still an issue, but computational power is unquestionable and system value is..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5600:

  • 11% cheaper, you can save $19.76.
  • Around 43% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • Much better average performance, around 39%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
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