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The world’s fastest 6-core, 12-thread desktop processor with true machine intelligence & XFR3
AMD Ryzen Ready AM4 Chipsets and Motherboards
AMD Socket AM4 represents the company’s new future-proof platform.4
AMD Ryzen™ 5 1600X
AMD SenseMI technology features vary by model. For specific capabilities of different processor models, please visit www.amd.com. If your system is pre-built, contact your manufacturer for additional information.
AMD product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware
Testing by AMD Performance labs as of March 27, 2017 on the following systems:
Socket AM4: Ryzen™ 5 1600X processor (6c12t), Asrock Fatal1ty AB350 GAMING K4, NVIDIA GTX 1080 6GB graphics adapter, 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4-2400 RAM, Samsung 850 PRO 512GB SSD, Windows 10 RS2 operating system, Graphics driver 378.78
Socket 2011: Core-i7 6800K processor (6c12t), STRIX X99 GAMING, NVIDIA GTX 1080 6 GB graphics adapter,16GB (2x8GB) DDR4-2400 RAM, Samsung 850 PRO 512GB SSD, Windows 10 RS2 operating system, Graphics driver 378.78
Cinebench R15 nT and the CPU-Z multi-threaded benchmark are used to simulate multi-threaded CPU performance. The AMD Ryzen™ 5 1600X scored 1250 in Cinebench nT, while the Intel Core i7-6850K scored 1180 in Cinebench nT.
The AMD Ryzen™ 5 1600X scored 14507 in the CPU-Z multi-thread benchmark, while the Intel Core i7-6850K scored 11584 in the CPU-Z multi-thread benchmark.
PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. RZN-23
Specifications as of March 23, 2017.
The AMD Ryzen 5 1600 has a thermal design power (TDP) of 65 Watts;
The Intel Core i7-6850K, Intel’s lowest-power 6-core processor, has a thermal design power (TDP) of 140 Watts. RZN-24
Statement of “future-proof” refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX®12 and Vulkan™ API support, new I/O technology including DDR4, USB 2.1 Gen 2, and NVMe, and experiences such as VR. “Future-proof” statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of CPU upgrades for some users. GD-104