Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Intel Core i5-9600K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 6 / Sep 2018
Intel Core i5-9600K

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-9600K
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    102%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-9600K
    108%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-9600K
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    113%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-9600K

8% higher single threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

13% higher multi threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR

Architecture

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Architecture Intel_Coffelake vs AMD_Zen_Plus
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Coffee Lake vs Zen
Release Date Sep 2018 vs Mar 2018

Cores

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cores 6 vs 6
Threads 6 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics UHD Graphics 630 vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 9216 KB (shared) vs 16384 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp 72°C vs unknown
Package FC-LGA1151 vs uPGA
Die Size unknown vs 192mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cpu Frequency 3700 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4500 MHz vs 4250 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-9600K
    5400 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    4675 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-9600K
    26640 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    28987 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-9600K (simulated)
    191.25
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    176

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-9600K (simulated)
    1240.82
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    1403

points - higher is better