AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i9-8950HK

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Intel Core i9-8950HK
Intel BGA1356MOBILE
3700 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i9-8950HK

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK
    115%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK
    114%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK
    115%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-8950HK

14% higher single threaded performance.
15% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 15% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i9-8950HK

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i9-8950HK

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 2600XIntel Core i9-8950HK
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR
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 2600XIntel Core i9-8950HK
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsMobile
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsCoffee Lake-H
Release DateMar 2018vsJan 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 2600XIntel Core i9-8950HK
Cores6vs6
Threads12vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 2600XIntel Core i9-8950HK
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs12288 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 2600XIntel Core i9-8950HK
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel BGA1356
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvsFC-LGA1151
Die Size192mm²vsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 2600XIntel Core i9-8950HK
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4250 MHzvs4700 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    4675 points
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK
    5640 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    28987 points
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK
    31968 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    1403
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK (simulated)
    1621.83

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    176
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK (simulated)
    201.82

points - higher is better