AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i5-6600K

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600K

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 3 2300X.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-6600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
Precision Boost
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
AES-NI
CLMUL
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-6600K
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsSkylake
Release DateAug 2018vsJul 2015

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-6600K
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsHD Graphics 530

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-6600K
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache4096 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-6600K
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageµOPGA-1331vsFC-LGA12C
Die Size210mm²vsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP65 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    4620 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    15400 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    16100 points

Points - higher is better