AMD Ryzen 5 2600: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 5 2600 sales 19 April 2018 at a recommended price of $199. This is Zen+ architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 (1331) processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 17.44 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Ryzen 5 2600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
41.95
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
Architecture codename
Zen+
 
Release date
19 April 2018
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$199
 
Price now
$125
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 2600's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 5 2600's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
3 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
16 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Die size
213 mm2
 
Transistor count
4940 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 2600 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4 (1331)
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 2600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 2600 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 2600.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
43.71 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 5 2600.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Ryzen 5 2600's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
20
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 2600. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

17.44

3DMark06 CPU

9290

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

4726

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

28173

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.76

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

13.7

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

159

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

1270

WinRAR 4.0

4517

x264 encoding pass 1

205

x264 encoding pass 2

75

TrueCrypt AES

7.5

Passmark

13390

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 2600 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 5 2600 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 2600 from Intel is Core i7-8700, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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