Ryzen 5 1600 Review & Specifications

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz 6-Core AM4 YD1600BBAEBOX

by AMD

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Smooth Gaming and Efficient, Advanced Multi-Processing Performance
The world’s lowest power 6-core, 12-thread desktop processor with true machine intelligence

Specs Overview

Model YD1600BBAEBOX
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics No
CPU Cores 6
CPU Clock Rate 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 3600MHz
TDP 65W
Includes CPU Cooler

Score Pangoly

89

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Ryzen 5 1600 Performance comparison with similar Processors

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Pangoly Performance

Rendering, Encoding, Compression (Multithread)

Critic Reviews

90

Compared to the Ryzen 5 1600X the 5 1600 provides substantial savings. Foregoing 400MHz (~12.5% clock speed) saves you $30 plus the cost of a cooler ~$45. On a theoretical $750 system that means that you are saving about the performance impact. If yo ...

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95

The AMD Ryzen 5 1600 processor is going to epitomize the "value sweet spot" with its $220 price point. If you are not that person that knows they need a bunch of cores for encoding or rendering, then there is likely no reason for you to buy a 8-Core ...

100

Ryzen 5 bring AMD back into the game as they deliver high-performance multi-threaded computing at prices that will be a major disruption to the competition.

Specifications

# of CPU Cores

6

# of Threads

12

Base Clock Speed

3.2GHz

Max Turbo Core Speed

3.6GHz

Total L1 Cache

576KB

Total L2 Cache

3MB

Total L3 Cache

16MB

Unlocked

Yes

CMOS

14nm

Package

AM4

Thermal Solution

Wraith Spire (No LED)

Default TDP / TDP

65W

Memory

Memory Interface

DDR4

Memory Channels

2

Key Features

Supported Technologies

AMD Ryzen Master Utility

AMD SenseMI Technology

AES

AVX2

FMA3

AMD virtualization

“Zen” Core Architecture

Foundation

Product Family

AMD Ryzen™

Product Line

AMD Ryzen™ 5

Platform

Desktop

OPN Tray

YD1500BBM6IAE

OPN PIB

YD1600BBAEBOX

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