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
4 × 8 GT / s
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
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
39.74 GB / s
ECC memory support
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 31.68
FX-9590 32.05 +1.2%
Ryzen 5 1500X 10076
FX-9590 10194 +1.2%
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
1.2% 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)
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.
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