AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
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 2700XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsZen
Release DateMar 2018vsMar 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cores8vs6
Threads16vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageuPGAvsuPGA
Die Size192mm²vs192mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cpu Frequency3700 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4350 MHzvs4250 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP105 Wvs95 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