Product Comparison: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X


General Specifications
Brand
AMD
AMD
Model
Ryzen 5 2600
Ryzen 5 2600X
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Improved on the first generation Ryzen featuring 14nm Zen architecture, the second generation Ryzen processor is based on Zen+ architecture and manufactured with 12nm process. Compared with last generation, the new processor delivers better IPC performance.
Package Size
Height
5.45 in.
5.3 in.
Depth
5.5 in.
5.3 in.
Weight
1.1 lbs.
1.3 lbs.
Width
5.3 in.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Details
Socket
AM4
AM4
Lithography
12 nm
12 nm
Type of Processors
Desktop
Desktop
Code Name
Pinnacle Ridge
Pinnacle Ridge
What customers say about "Details"
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
  • Installation of AM4 chips is a breeze.
  • First time building a PC and AMD make it painless with the AM4 chipset.
  • It requires a Socket 4 motherboard. It's a pretty good middle-of-the-road price point.
  • The Ryzen series processors (Now Gen 4) are all compatible with the AM4 socket. Good for my build.
  • AM4 is not the simplest socket but I managed it.
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler
  • The performance is much better even for multitasking, and gaming, and I use the same motherboard Socket AM4, which is very nice indeed.
  • This is my first CPU on the AM4 platform, it offers great performance in apps running Win 10.
  • Ryzen uses an all new architecture and requires an AM4 motherboard. Good.
  • Great value for the money. Great AM4 socket.
  • Has AM4 socket for my case. I like it.
Technical Specifications
CPU Cores
6
6
CPU Threads
12
12
Clock Speed
3.4 GHz
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz
4.2 GHz
Max TDP
65 W
95 W
Max Temperature
95 °C
95 °C
Data Width
64 bits
64 bits
Virtualization Technology
Yes
Yes

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

What customers say about "Technical Specifications"
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
  • The base speed is 3.4GHz with the BIOS automatically overclocking it to about 3.7GHz.
  • This is one super CPU. The speed is consistent.
  • I have had absolutely NO issues with stability or speeds, and very simple to install.
  • Gskill DDR 4 runs at rated speed (3200). Very easy build.
  • It got high marks for stability and speed.
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler
  • Speed and quality is absolutely astounding.
  • The burst clock ups the processor speed to 4.2 Ghz.
  • Great price and performance. Snappy speeds.
  • Good processor with great boost clock speeds.
  • Clock speeds, wattage and temperatures are right where they should be.
Cache And Memory Specifications
L1 Cache Size
576 kB
576 kB
L2 Cache Size
3000 kB
3000 kB
L3 Cache Size
16000 kB
16000 kB
Max Memory Size
64 GB
64 GB
Memory Types
DDR4
DDR4
Max Memory Channels
2
2
Max Memory Bandwidth
43.71 GB/s
43.71 GB/s

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

What customers say about "Cache And Memory Specifications"
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
  • CPU supports fast ddr4 memory, I only 3000mhz and it worked fine.
  • Works beautifully when paired with a good motherboard and fast memory.
  • Awesome CPU just wish all memory was compatible with AMD.
  • Good performance in processing applications due to the large cache.
  • Cool, fast and quiet. Great memory. Great value.
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler
  • Great gaming CPU. Great memory.
  • Amazing processor for the money. Good memory speed.
  • Has great DDR4 memory type!
  • The little engine that could, AMD does! Massive cache!
  • I like this CPU for my build. Memory is great.
Supported Technologies
Execute Disable Bit / Virus Protection
Yes
Yes
Turbo Boost / Turbo Core
Yes
Yes
Enhanced SpeedStep / PowerNow!
Yes
Yes
Hyper-Threading / HyperTransport
Yes
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
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