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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X review: 27 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

6 x 3.6GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
2400MHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
16
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 12nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
3MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
128KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB

7. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
96% have it

8. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
95W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W

9. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
4GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz

10. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.5MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
79% have it

12. Has an unlocked multiplier

Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other applications.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
10% have it

13. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
16MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64MB

14. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
88% have it

15. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
94% have it

16. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8

17. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
57% have it

18. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
4800 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 9600 million

19. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2.6MB/core
Intel Core i9-7960X: 22MB/core

20. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
3
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44

21. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
128GB
Intel Xeon E7-8830: 4096GB

22. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
11% have it

23. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
95% have it

24. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4.2
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 4.2

25. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
58% have it

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