AMD Ryzen 5 2600X processor review

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Ryzen 5 2600X processor released by AMD; release date: 19 April 2018. At the time of release, the processor cost $229. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen+ microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 6, threads - 12. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.2 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 95°C. Manufacturing process technology - 12 nm FinFET. Cache size: L1 - 576 KB, L2 - 3 MB, L3 - 16 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4.

Supported socket types: AM4. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 95 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2973
2144
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
31767
14371
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6244
4685
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49807
22033
3DMark Fire Strike
Physics Score
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
14639
0
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2144
PassMark - CPU mark 14371
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4685
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 22033
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen+
Family AMD Ryzen Processors
Launch date 19 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $229
OPN PIB YD260XBCAFBOX
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 224
Price now $218.99
Series AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop Processors
Value for money (0-100) 19.29
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.6 GHz
Die size 209.78 mm
L1 cache 576 KB
L2 cache 3 MB
L3 cache 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm FinFET
Maximum core temperature 95°C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz
Number of cores 6
Number of threads 12
Transistor count 4940 Million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt
Thermal Solution Wraith Spire

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0 x16

Advanced Technologies

AMD Ryzen VR-Ready Premium
AMD SenseMI
AMD StoreMI technology
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)