AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i7-8700

AMD Ryzen 5 2600
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Intel Core i7-8700
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i7-8700

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    107%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    122%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    108%
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600

8% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-8700

Much higher single threaded performance (around 22% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 5 2600.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i7-8700
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i7-8700
Architecture AMD_Zen_Plus vs Intel_Coffelake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Coffee Lake
Release Date Mar 2018 vs Jan 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i7-8700
Cores 6 vs 6
Threads 12 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel UHD 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i7-8700
L1 Cache 96 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 16384 KB (shared) vs 12288 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i7-8700
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package uPGA vs FC-LGA1151
Die Size 192mm² vs 151mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i7-8700
Cpu Frequency 3400 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3900 MHz vs 4600 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    4290 points
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    5520 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    27376 points
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    27648 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600 (simulated)
    161.51
  • Intel Core i7-8700 (simulated)
    197.7

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600 (simulated)
    1325.06
  • Intel Core i7-8700 (simulated)
    1221.19

points - higher is better