AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i5-10505
Comparing Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.
Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Information on Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.
General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.
Available interfaces and connections of Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 integrated GPUs.
Graphics image quality
Maximum display resolutions supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Graphics API support
APIs supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505.
Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.
Let's see how good Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.
Both CPUs satisfy the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.
Competitors of Ryzen 5 2600 from Intel
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 2600 from Intel is Core i7-10700T, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.
Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 5 2600:
Competitors of Core i5-10505 from AMD
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-10505 from AMD is Ryzen 3 3100, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.
Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-10505:
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 2600
11.5% better performance in benchmarks
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
Advantages of Intel Core i5-10505
Much newer (1 January 2021 vs 19 April 2018)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
So, which one is the better CPU?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Ryzen 5 2600.
Should you still have questions on choice between Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5-10505, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.
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