AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X is allegedly spotted running at 6GHz via CPU-Z
AMD has launched its Ryzen 5 5600X processor along with the rest of its Vermeer-based siblings, although it has yet to become available. However, this has not stopped it from bring very active in preliminary leaks about its performance. It may have demonstrated its superiority over the Intel Core i5-10600K in Cinebench scores today alone (November 2, 2020).
The new APU may not have stopped there, however: it may also have shown potential fans what it can do when overclocked. It normally runs at 3.7GHz with a boost up to 4.6GHz; however, according to a panel of CPU-Z results posted by @TUM_APISAK, it is capable of reaching 6.1GHz.
This new leak seems accurate in terms of the specs and properties returned via the analytical tool: six cores; a 7nm archiitecture; the AM4 socket and a TDP of 65 watts (W). Then again, there is one discrepancy in which its core voltage is listed as 0.1V. This could be a detection fault in the program, but still looks a little iffy.
It is not clear how this frequency may have been achieved (presuming it is genuine), although it is nearly certain that it may not have been achieved using AMD's Wraith Stealth cooler. CPU-Z's benchmarking facility has also been used on the 5 5600X recently, resulting in a single thread score of 643 and 4814 in multi-thread scores.
Again, this was better than the i5-10600K in the same test. Therefore, it seems that the Ryzen 5 5600X will at least make a solid alternative to this chipset.