43points

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

64points

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
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27 facts in comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

Why is AMD Ryzen 5 2600X better than AMD Ryzen 5 3600X?

  • 192KB bigger L1 cache
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    576KBvs384KB
  • Has NX bit
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Why is AMD Ryzen 5 3600X better than AMD Ryzen 5 2600X?

  • 5.56% faster CPU speed
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    6 x 3.8GHzvs6 x 3.6GHz
  • 267MHz higher ram speed
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    3200MHzvs2933MHz
  • 16MB bigger L3 cache
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    32MBvs16MB
  • 5nm smaller semiconductor size
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    7nmvs12nm
  • 0.15GHz higher turbo clock speed
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    4.4GHzvs4.25GHz
  • 3.97GB/s more memory bandwidth
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    47.68GB/svs43.71GB/s
  • 1 newer version of PCI Express (PCIe)
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    4vs3
  • 2.66MB/core more L3 cache per core
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    5.33MB/corevs2.67MB/core

Price comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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$189.00

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor with Wraith ...AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler - YD260XBCAFBOX
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$196.95
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor with Wraith S...AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler - YD2600BBAFBOX
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$196.23
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unloc...AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
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$199.99
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlo...AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler
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$258.78
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor (YD160XBCAEW...AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor (YD160XBCAEWOF)
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$289.74
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD YD130XBBAEBOX Ryzen 3 1300X Desktop ...AMD YD130XBBAEBOX Ryzen 3 1300X Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
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$455.00
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 2nd Gen 7 2700X - 4.3 GHz Eigh...AMD Ryzen 2nd Gen 7 2700X - 4.3 GHz Eight Core (YD270XBGM88AF) Processor OEM VER with Thermal Paste Bundle
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$349.98

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlo...AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler
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$301.62
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unloc...AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
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$199.99
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 3600XT 6-core, 12-threads un...AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT 6-core, 12-threads unlocked desktop processor with Wraith Spire cooler
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$334.00
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlo...AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler
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$324.99
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core, 12-Thread Unlo...AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
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$397.98
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unloc...AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler with X570 AORUS Elite Gaming Motherboard
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$399.98
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 7 3800XT 8-core, 16-Threads Un...AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT 8-core, 16-Threads Unlocked Desktop Processor Without Cooler
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$382.03
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor (YD160XBCAEW...AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor (YD160XBCAEWOF)
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$289.74
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 2nd Gen 7 2700X - 4.3 GHz Eigh...AMD Ryzen 2nd Gen 7 2700X - 4.3 GHz Eight Core (YD270XBGM88AF) Processor OEM VER with Thermal Paste Bundle
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$349.98
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AmazonAMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor with Wraith ...AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler - YD260XBCAFBOX
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$196.94
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X aliexpressMAXSUN Full New Challenger A520M Motherb...MAXSUN Full New Challenger A520M Motherboard Combo RAM 2pcs x 8GB = 16GB DDR4 8G 2666MHz CPU Ryzen 5 3600X Combination packages
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$419.40
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$107.38
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X aliexpressComputer components CPU Cooler Fan 4/6 H...Computer components CPU Cooler Fan 4/6 Heat Pipes 120mm PWM 4PIN Quiet for LGA 1155 1156 X79 X99 AMD AM3 AM4 Cooling radiator
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$21.21
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X aliexpressBykski CPU Water Block use for ryzen 5 3...Bykski CPU Water Block use for ryzen 5 3600x/ Ryzen ThreaRipper/AM3/AM4/FM2/ AMD CPU RGB/A-RGB LED Light Support to Motherboard
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$99.72
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X walmartAMD Ryzen 7 2700 8-Core 3.2 GHz AM4 Proc...AMD Ryzen 7 2700 8-Core 3.2 GHz AM4 Processor
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$279.99

General info

1.Supports 64-bit
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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 apps.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
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.
Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) is a high-speed interface standard for connecting components, such as graphics cards and SSDs, to a motherboard. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
5.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Performance

1.CPU speed

6 x 3.6GHz

6 x 3.8GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4.L3 cache

16MB

32MB

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
5.turbo clock speed

4.25GHz

4.4GHz

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
6.L1 cache

576KB

384KB

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Memory

1.RAM speed

2933MHz

3200MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
2.maximum memory bandwidth

43.71GB/s

47.68GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
4.Supports ECC memory
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Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

Features

1.Has AES
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AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
3.Has AVX
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AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial apps, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
4.Has MMX
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MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
5.Has F16C
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F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
6.uses multithreading
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Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.

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