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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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 2600X

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The AMD Ryzen 5 2600X is a high-end desktop processor with 6 cores (12 threads) that was announced early 2018. It is based on the revised Zen+ cores and at launch the second fastest Ryzen CPU behind the Ryzen 7 2700X. The CPU cores clock at 3.6 GHz base and using Precision Boost 2 up to 4.2 GHz. All 6 cores and 12 threads can clock up to 3.9 GHz. The 6 cores are divided in two cluster (3 cores each with own L3 cache) connected via Infinity Fabric.

Compared to the older first Ryzen generation (e.g., Ryzen 5 1600X), the second generation is manufactured in an improved process (12nm called), offers and improved Precision Boost 2 (especially in partial load of the cores) and faster cache and memory speeds.

See our second generation Ryzen review for detailed benchmarks and information.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Ryzen 5AMD Ryzen 5
Zen+Zen+
Series: Ryzen 5 Zen+
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X3.6 - 4.2 GHz6 / 1216 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 26003.4 - 3.9 GHz6 / 1216 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 2600X3.6 - 4.2 GHz6 / 1216 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 26003.4 - 3.9 GHz6 / 1216 MB
3400 - 3900 MHz3600 - 4200 MHz
4 MB4 MB
16 MB16 MB
6 / 126 / 12
65 95
4940 4940
12 12
213 mm2209.78 mm2
AM4 (1331)AM4 (1331)
SSE4.2, SSE4A, AMD-V, AES, AVX2, FMA3, SHASSE4.2, SSE4A, AMD-V, AES, AVX2, FMA3, SHA
Architecturex86
$229 U.S.

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 2600
47.6 pt (48%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 2600X
49.4 pt (50%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
380 Points (59%)
421 Points (65%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
2793 Points (27%)
2688 Points (26%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1245.1     avg: 1254     median: 1248.2 (28%)     max: 1270 Points
06513019526032539045552058565071578084591097510401105117012351245.831246.071245.831241.851246.31242.311248.241244.751243.861238.931242.931248.011244.791243.71244.171243.321246.841243.591246.3812421244.211246.571243.741245.681243.781228.161222.341223.621222.721222.341223.881219.141224.781223.171222.051223.541223.471225.571223.021224.631222.341224.551224.11226.21222.311221.451222.871222.531223.021222.311224.071222.011221.491227.631225.751230.841224.891225.941223.171223.431224.891225.31223.691229.861217.991226.281225.571226.21226.351224.71224.11221.081224.211225.231224.631222.791224.931224.441226.731222.34Tooltip
1341 Points (30%)
06513019526032539045552058565071578084591097510401105117012351290.741289.411289.821290.781290.991289.321288.331286.011287.751288.71289.321293.491290.741292.491289.031290.821290.281288.371289.781292.781290.611289.861290.781286.171289.951289.861287.51288.911287.871287.171289.821285.681288.121285.591289.451286.711285.511284.691288.161287.581289.911286.921284.731287.211289.911281.311287.871285.311289.781288.331285.061288.541290.281288.371288.87Tooltip
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 155.87     avg: 157     median: 157.3 (58%)     max: 159 Points
163 Points (60%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
13.7 Points (28%)
14.6 Points (29%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1.8 Points (56%)
1.8 Points (58%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
4726 (42%)
4958 (44%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
28173 (45%)
29954 (48%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
45033 Points (43%)
48146 Points (46%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
8024 Points (57%)
8272 Points (58%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
141 s (2%)
134 s (2%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
5.5 s (1%)
4.6 s (1%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
4517 (29%)
4599 (29%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
30898 MIPS (24%)
33222 MIPS (26%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
4020 MIPS (58%)
4293 MIPS (62%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
75 fps (34%)
80.5 fps (36%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
205 fps (60%)
207 fps (61%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 7.79     avg: 7.8     median: 7.8 (25%)     max: 7.82 fps
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8.3 fps (26%)
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.7 GB/s (30%)
0.8 GB/s (32%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
1 GB/s (27%)
1.2 GB/s (32%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
7.5 GB/s (28%)
8 GB/s (30%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 374.2     avg: 375     median: 375 (3%)     max: 375.7 Seconds
min: 350     avg: 352     median: 352 (2%)     max: 353.9 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
0.7 sec (14%)
0.6 sec (14%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 R5 2600 +
9290 Points (51%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
11.2 s (2%)
11.4 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
24.3 s (1%)
24.8 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
615 s (3%)
616 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
43794 Points (51%)
45760 Points (53%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
12405 Points (45%)
12074 Points (44%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
69692 Points (45%)
73430 Points (47%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
69478 Points (74%)
73424 Points (78%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
70522 Points (73%)
74442 Points (77%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
11219 Points (28%)
11855 Points (30%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
17063 Points (43%)
18091 Points (46%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
6265 Points (43%)
6530 Points (45%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4631     avg: 5109     median: 5109 (64%)     max: 5587
min: 4577     avg: 4642     median: 4641.5 (58%)     max: 4706
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 20633     avg: 23018     median: 23018 (36%)     max: 25403
min: 21616     avg: 22301     median: 22301 (35%)     max: 22986
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
1020 (55%)
1067 (57%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
5885 (36%)
5939 (36%)
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1014     avg: 1119     median: 1118.5 (59%)     max: 1223
min: 1066     avg: 1145     median: 1144.5 (61%)     max: 1223
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 5767     avg: 6070     median: 6069.5 (36%)     max: 6372
min: 5816     avg: 6094     median: 6094 (36%)     max: 6372
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
951 ms (2%)
884 ms (1%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
179 Points (60%)
186 Points (63%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 R5 2600 +
158 Watt (42%)
172 Watt (46%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
100%
1 R5 2600 +
150 Watt (40%)
164 Watt (43%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 2600 → 100% n=42

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 2600X → 104% n=42

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