AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 3580U vs AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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The AMD Ryzen 5 2600 is a six-core desktop processor that can handle twelve threads simultaneously thanks to Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT). This technology is equivalent to Intel's Hyper-Threading. Launched in April 2018, the Ryzen 5 2600 is the second fastest Ryzen 5 processor and is much more economical than its flagship sibling. The Ryzen 5 2600 has a 65 W TDP, which is nearly 40% more efficient than the 95 W TDP Ryzen 5 2600 X. This energy efficiency comes at a cost to performance though.

The Ryzen 5 2600 has a base clock speed of 3.4 GHz, which can be boosted by Extended Frequency Range (XFR) up to 3.9 GHz. The power gain is still high in multi-threaded applications, although this is some way off the Ryzen 5 2600X. The Ryzen 5 2600 benefits from AMD's new Zen+ architecture, with a greater number of instructions per cycle (IPC) and higher clock speeds than last year's Zen chips. The Ryzen 5 2600's six cores are divided into two clusters that are connected by Infinity Fabric, a subset of HyperTransport. Each cluster has its own L3 cache.

The Ryzen 5 2600 has good performance in games. Moreover, the Ryzen 5 2600 has a higher base clock than the Ryzen 7 2700. Seeing as many games currently lack multi-core support, this means that the Ryzen 5 2600 performs better than its technically superior sibling.

Detailed information, benchmarks and values can be found in our review of the Ryzen 5 2600.

AMD Ryzen 5 3580U

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The AMD Ryzen 5 3580U (Microsoft Surface Edition) is a mobile SoC that was announced in October 2019 as part of the Surface Book 15. It combines four Zen+ cores (8 threads) clocked at 2.2 - 3.8 GHz with a Radeon RX Vega 9 graphics card with 9 CUs (576 Shaders) clocked at up to 1300 MHz. Specified at 15 Watt TDP, the SoC is intended for thin mid-range laptops. Compared to the similar Ryzen 5 3500U, the 3580 integrates a faster GPU with 9 instead of 8 CUs.

The Picasso SoCs use the Zen+ microarchitecture with slight improvements that should lead to a 3% IPS (performance per clock) improvements. Furthermore, the 12nm process allows higher clock rates at similar power consumptions.

The integrated dual-channel memory controller supports up to DDR4-2400 memory. As the features of the Picasso APUs are the same compared to the Raven Ridge predecessors, we point to our Raven Ridge launch article.

As the Ryzen 5 3580U CPU specification is identical to the Ryzen 5 3500U, the processor performance should be similar. AMD states that the Picasso APUs are about 8% faster than the predecessors. Therefore, the Ryzen 5 3500U and 3580U should be ahead the Ryzen 5 2500U (2 - 3.6 GHz) and nearly on par with the Ryzen 7 2700U (2.2 - 3.8 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

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The AMD Ryzen 5 3500U is a mobile SoC that was announced in January 2019. It combines four Zen+ cores (8 threads) clocked at 2.2 - 3.8 GHz with a Radeon RX Vega 8 graphics card with 8 CUs (512 Shaders) clocked at up to 1200 MHz. Specified at 15 Watt TDP, the SoC is intended for thin mid-range laptops.

The Picasso SoCs use the Zen+ microarchitecture with slight improvements that should lead to a 3% IPS (performance per clock) improvements. Furthermore, the 12nm process allows higher clock rates at similar power consumptions.

The integrated dual-channel memory controller supports up to DDR4-2400 memory. As the features of the Picasso APUs are the same compared to the Raven Ridge predecessors, we point to our Raven Ridge launch article.

AMD states that the Picasso APUs are about 8% faster than the predecessors. Therefore, the Ryzen 5 3500U should be ahead the Ryzen 5 2500U (2 - 3.6 GHz) and nearly on par with the Ryzen 7 2700U (2.2 - 3.8 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 3580UAMD Ryzen 5 3500U
AMD Ryzen 5AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)
Zen+Zen+Zen+
: Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) Zen+
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X3600 - 4200 MHz6 / 1216 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 26003400 - 3900 MHz6 / 1216 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 3580U2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3300U2100 - 3500 MHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U2100 - 3500 MHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U2600 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U2300 - 3200 MHz2 / 24 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 3500U2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U2100 - 3700 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3300U2100 - 3500 MHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U2100 - 3500 MHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U2600 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U2600 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U2300 - 3200 MHz2 / 24 MB
3400 - 3900 MHz2100 - 3700 MHz2100 - 3700 MHz
4 MB2 MB2 MB
16 MB4 MB4 MB
6 / 124 / 84 / 8
65 15 15
4940 4500 4500
12 12 12
213 mm2
AM4 (1331)AM4AM4
SSE4.2, SSE4A, AMD-V, AES, AVX2, FMA3, SHAXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
384 KB384 KB
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 9 ( - 1300 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 ( - 1200 MHz)

Cinebench R20 - CPU (Single Core)
352 Points (68%)
min: 349     avg: 362     median: 362.5 (71%)     max: 372 Points
Cinebench R20 - CPU (Multi Core)
1549 Points (17%)
min: 1294     avg: 1432     median: 1463.5 (16%)     max: 1493 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
2600 +
1270 Points (29%)
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693 Points (16%)
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min: 604     avg: 641     median: 646 (15%)     max: 665 Points
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
2600 +
159 Points (73%)
139 Points (64%)
min: 137     avg: 142     median: 143 (66%)     max: 147 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
2600 +
13.7 Points (36%)
7.8 Points (20%)
7.6 Points (20%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
2600 +
1.8 Points (72%)
1.7 Points (67%)
1.7 Points (67%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
2600 +
4726 Points (49%)
4525 Points (46%)
min: 4542     avg: 4556     median: 4560 (47%)     max: 4565 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
2600 +
28173 Points (47%)
18307 Points (31%)
min: 16980     avg: 17346     median: 17481 (29%)     max: 17578 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
2600 +
45033 Points (59%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
2600 +
8024 Points (75%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
100%
2600 +
141 seconds (2%)
275 seconds (3%)
368 seconds (4%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
100%
2600 +
5.5 seconds (1%)
7.2 seconds (1%)
12.9 seconds (3%)
WinRAR - Result
100%
2600 +
4517 KB/s (53%)
2924 KB/s (34%)
2455 KB/s (29%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4
15209 MIPS (16%)
min: 16902     avg: 16977     median: 16977 (18%)     max: 17052 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
3572 MIPS (24%)
min: 3530     avg: 3555     median: 3555 (23%)     max: 3580 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
2600 +
75 fps (48%)
40.1 fps (25%)
39.2 fps (25%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
2600 +
205 fps (73%)
135 fps (48%)
135 fps (48%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
100%
2600 +
7.8 fps (28%)
4.1 fps (15%)
min: 3.9     avg: 4     median: 4 (14%)     max: 4 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
2600 +
0.7 GB/s (39%)
0.4 GB/s (21%)
0.4 GB/s (23%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
2600 +
1 GB/s (0%)
0.6 GB/s (0%)
0.7 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
2600 +
7.5 GB/s (38%)
3.5 GB/s (18%)
4.4 GB/s (23%)
Blender 2.79 *
100%
2600 +
376 Seconds (4%)
710 Seconds (8%)
min: 682     avg: 689     median: 689 (7%)     max: 696 Seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
2600 +
9290 Points (62%)
5545 Points (37%)
min: 5044     avg: 5951     median: 5950.5 (40%)     max: 6857 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
2600 +
11.2 Seconds (2%)
12 Seconds (3%)
12 Seconds (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
2600 +
24.3 Seconds (1%)
27.2 Seconds (1%)
27.8 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
2600 +
615 Seconds (3%)
694 Seconds (3%)
697 Seconds (3%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
2600 +
43794 Points (61%)
21501 Points (30%)
18229 Points (25%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
2600 +
12405 points (61%)
6856 points (34%)
min: 5213     avg: 5916     median: 5743 (28%)     max: 6542 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
2600 +
69692 Points (45%)
47473 Points (31%)
min: 29562     avg: 34747     median: 30215 (19%)     max: 48997 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
2600 +
69478 Points (83%)
48287 Points (58%)
min: 30656     avg: 35865     median: 31869 (38%)     max: 49067 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
2600 +
70522 Points (82%)
52082 Points (60%)
min: 26201     avg: 37836     median: 35073.5 (41%)     max: 54995 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
2600 +
11219 Points (28%)
6687 Points (17%)
min: 5217     avg: 6162     median: 6335 (16%)     max: 7132 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
2600 +
17063 Points (58%)
9805 Points (33%)
min: 7496     avg: 8797     median: 8800.5 (30%)     max: 9982 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
6193 Points (50%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
6118 Points (55%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
16467 Points (32%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
12317 Points (25%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
11917 Points (31%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 12999     avg: 13075     median: 13081 (23%)     max: 13145 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 3258     avg: 3404     median: 3477 (72%)     max: 3478 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
13873 Points (22%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
3682 Points (75%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
37212 Points (13%)
27192 Points (9%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
11829 Points (33%)
10597 Points (29%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
3908 Points (62%)
3669 Points (58%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
2600 +
4631 Points (73%)
min: 3400     avg: 3733     median: 3797 (60%)     max: 3921 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
2600 +
20633 Points (36%)
min: 10099     avg: 10960     median: 10856.5 (19%)     max: 11837 Points
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 886     avg: 887     median: 887 (66%)     max: 888 Points
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 3067     avg: 3072     median: 3071.5 (19%)     max: 3076 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
1243 ms (2%)
min: 1237.4     avg: 1353     median: 1296.4 (2%)     max: 1692.7 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
129 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
28517 Points (54%)
min: 19083     avg: 26192     median: 27883 (53%)     max: 29237 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 V28,10 Stress Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
100%
1 2600 +
158 Watt (42%)
154%
1 3580U +
41.1 Watt (11%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
100%
1 2600 +
150 Watt (40%)
148%
1 3580U +
40 Watt (11%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 2600 → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 3580U → 79%

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 3500U → 81%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)