AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    134%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    104%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    149%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 49% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 34% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

None

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsZen
Release DateJun 2017vsJun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Cores6vs4
Threads12vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageuPGAvsuPGA
Die Size192 mm²vs192 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Cpu Frequency3300 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs3500 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    4070 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    3850 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    26571 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    17177 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    2545
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    1691

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    31310
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    21892

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    104
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100.03

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    860.58
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    574.13

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    161
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    152

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    1245
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    799

points - higher is better