AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core 12-Thread Unlocked Wraith Stealth Cooler

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core 12-Thread Unlocked Wraith Stealth Cooler


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The world's most advanced processor in the desktop PC gaming segment
Can deliver ultra-fast 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
6 Cores and 12 processing threads, bundled with the Quiet AMD Wraith Stealth cooler
4.2 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 35 MB of game Cache, ddr-3200 support
For the advanced socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on x570 motherboards

Specs Overview

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  • Ryzen 5 3600
Release Date July 2019

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Series Ryzen 5
Core Name Matisse
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 6
CPU Threads 12
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB
Cache L3 32MB

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Critic Reviews


The Ryzen 5 3600 is an excellent 65W chip for small form factor enthusiasts, packing quite the punch in a small thermal envelope. After simple one-click overclocking, it offers nearly the same performance as its more expensive counterpart, but at a $50 discount. That makes the Ryzen 5 3600 the uncontested value champ in its price range.


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If you're building a gaming PC from the ground up then look no further than the Ryzen 5 3600.

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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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