AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

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

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    116%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    102%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    130%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 30% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 16% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

None

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

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



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Architecture AMD_Zen_Plus vs AMD_Zen_Plus
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Zen
Release Date Mar 2018 vs Mar 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cores 8 vs 6
Threads 16 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
L1 Cache 96 KB (per core) vs 96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 16384 KB (shared) vs 16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package uPGA vs uPGA
Die Size 192mm² vs 192mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cpu Frequency 3700 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4350 MHz vs 4250 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs unknown
TDP 105 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    4785 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    4675 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    39723 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    28987 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    1828
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    1403

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    180
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    176

points - higher is better