Ryzen 5 1600X Review & Specifications

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core AM4 YD160XBCAEWOF (NO HEATSINK INCLUDED)

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Smooth Gaming and Advanced Multi-Processing Performance
The world’s fastest 6-core, 12-thread desktop processor with true machine intelligence & XFR

Specs Overview

Model YD160XBCAEWOF
Release Date April 2017
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics No
CPU Cores 6
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4000MHz
TDP 95W
CPU Cooler included

Score Pangoly

91

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Ryzen 5 1600X Performance comparison with similar Processors

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Pangoly Performance

Rendering, Encoding, Compression (Multithread)

Critic Reviews

90

What we do come away with is the feeling that AMD has done well in tying together value, performance and energy efficiency. Ryzen 5, the mainstream offering, is a solid all-rounder for folks who don't want to spend more than £250 on a chip.

90

It's an 1800X with two cores lopped off for $100/£100 less, and that makes it a far more important gaming processor. Up against Intel's K-series i5 the 1600X is essentially its gaming equal but with a whole lot more multi-threaded performance t ...

90

With its lofty clock speeds, 12 computing threads, and reasonable $249 price, AMD's top-end Ryzen 5 chip is an excellent all-around compute performer. Just note: If you're gaming at 1080p with a high-end card, Intel's options still deliver better fra ...

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Specifications

# of CPU Cores

6

# of Threads

12

Base Clock Speed

3.6GHz

Max Turbo Core Speed

4GHz

Total L1 Cache

576KB

Total L2 Cache

3MB

Total L3 Cache

16MB

Unlocked

Yes

CMOS

14nm

Package

AM4

Thermal Solution

Not Included

Default TDP / TDP

95W

Memory

Memory Interface

DDR4

Memory Channels

2

Key Features

Supported Technologies

AMD Ryzen Master Utility

AMD SenseMI Technology

AES

AVX2

FMA3

AMD virtualization

XFR (Extended Frequency Range)

“Zen” Core Architecture

Foundation

Product Family

AMD Ryzen™

Product Line

AMD Ryzen™ 5

Platform

Desktop

OPN Tray

YD160XBCM6IAE

OPN PIB

YD160XBCAEWOF

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