AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs FX-9590
Comparing Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.375 V - Max: 1.5375 V
Information on Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590.
Supported memory types
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590.
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Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Ryzen 5 1500X 34.56
FX-9590 35.00 +1.3%
Ryzen 5 1500X 10066
FX-9590 10194 +1.3%
Let's see how good Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 220 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
Advantages of AMD FX-9590
1.3% faster in synthetic tests
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
FMA (Fused Multiply-Add - a set of SIMD instructions aimed at floating point operations)
So, Ryzen 5 1500X or FX-9590?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 5 1500X and AMD FX-9590. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between Ryzen 5 1500X and FX-9590, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.