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Smooth gaming and advanced multi-processing performance

AMD Ryzen™ 5 1600X: The fastest 6-core consumer desktop processor***

AMD RYZEN™ 5 1600X vs. Intel® CORE™ i5-7600K Performance Comparison

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AMD Ryzen™ 5 1600X

Specifications
# of CPU Cores
6
# of Threads
12
Base Clock Speed
3.6GHz
Max Turbo Core Speed
4GHz
Total L1 Cache
576KB
Total L2 Cache
3MB
Total L3 Cache
16MB
Unlocked
Yes
CMOS
14nm
Package
AM4
PCI Express Version
PCIe 3.0
Thermal Solution
Not Included
Default TDP / TDP
95W
Max Temps
95°C
Memory
Max Memory Speed
2667MHz
Memory Interface
DDR4
Memory Channels
2
Key Features
Supported Technologies
AMD Ryzen Master Utility
AMD SenseMI Technology
AES
AVX2
FMA3
Virtualization
XFR (Extended Frequency Range)
The “Zen” Core Architecture
Foundation
Product Family
AMD Ryzen™
Product Line
AMD Ryzen™ 5
Platform
Desktop
OPN Tray
YD160XBCM6IAE
OPN PIB
YD160XBCAEWOF
Launch Date
4/11/2017
Footnotes

* The Core i5-7600K (4c/4t, $240 on Newegg.com as of March 3/2017) achieved a score of 662.7 in the Cinebench multi-thread test; a score of 179.5 in the Cinebench single-threaded test; a score of 1657.5 in the PoVRay nT test; a rating of 18043.5 MIPS in 7-Zip benchmark; and completed the Handbrake 1080p h264 45Mbps to 1080 AppleTV3 test in 580 seconds. The Ryzen 5 1600X (6c/12t, $249 SEP) achieved a score of 1239.1 in the Cinebench multi-thread test; a score of 161.2 in the Cinebench single-threaded test; a score of 2582.7 in the PoVRay nT test; a rating of 31814.7 MIPS in 7-Zip benchmark; and completed the handbrake 1080p h264 45Mbps to 1080 AppleTV3 test in 344 seconds. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. RZN-25

PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may change with different driver versions. Video Encoding: Compared to the Ryzen 5 1600X, the Core i5-7600K achieved 66% the video encoding performance in Handbrake and 63% the performance in Adobe Premiere CC, for an average video encoding performance of 64% relative to the Ryzen 5 1600X. Content Creation: Compared to the Ryzen 5 1600X, the Core i5-7600K achieved 68% the performance in POVRay, and 57% the performance in Cinebench, for an average content creation performance of 62% relative to the Ryzen 5 1600X. Simultaneous Game Streaming: The Ryzen 5 1600X dropped less than 0.39% of frames, while the Core i7-7700K dropped 97.6% of frames. 1080p gaming: Compared to the Ryzen 5 1600X, the Core i5-7600K achieved 137% the performance in Alien: Isolation, 106% the performance in Battlefield 1, 92% the performance in Ashes of the Singularity, 94% the performance in Civilization 6, 101% the performance in Doom, 122% the performance in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, 94% the performance in Overwatch, 93% the performance in Mafia 3, 93% the performance in F1 2016, and 109% the performance in Watch Dogs 2, for an average 1080p game performance of 104% relative to the Ryzen 5 1600X. VR Performance: Both the Ryzen 5 1600X and Core i5-7600K dropped less than 1% of frames in the Price of Freedom, Serious Sam, and Raw Data game benchmark tests. RZN-49

**This information represents the views of third parties at http://www.pcgamer.com/amd-ryzen-5-review/, https://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/luke-hill/amd-ryzen-5-1600x-6c12t-cpu-review/10/, http://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/luke-hill/amd-ryzen-7-1700x-u-review/10/ for secure data encryption and 4K Gaming, respectively. These third party results have not been verified by AMD. AMD has no obligation to update third party information and will under no circumstances be for any damages resulting from your reliance on this third party content.

***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 6850K 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

  1. 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.

  2. AMD product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware

  3. 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

  4. 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