AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i7-10700T

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
53.65
 
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Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
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Architecture codename
Zen+
 
Comet Lake
Release date
13 April 2018
 
1 April 2020
Launch price (MSRP)
$199
 
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Price now
$125
 
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Technical specs

Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T 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 and Core i7-10700T performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
6
 
8
Number of threads
12
 
16
Base frequency
3.4 GHz
 
2 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
 
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L1 cache
576 KB
 
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L2 cache
3 MB
 
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L3 cache
16 MB (shared)
 
16 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
213 mm2
 
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Maximum core temperature
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100 °C
Transistor count
4800 Million
 
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64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked
+
 
-

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T 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)
 
1
Socket
AM4
 
FCLGA1200
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
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Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
-
vPro
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+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
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+
Turbo Boost
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2.0
Hyper-Threading
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+
Idle States
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+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
SIPP
-
 
+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
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+

Security technologies

Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
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+
EDB
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+
Secure Key
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+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
SGX
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Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
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+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
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+
VT-x
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+
EPT
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+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
128 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
43.71 GB/s
 
45.8 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T.
Integrated graphics
-
 
Max video memory
-
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video
-
 
+
Clear Video HD
-
 
+
Graphics max frequency
-
 
1.2 GHz
InTru 3D
-
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
-
 
3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
-
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
-
 
4096x2160@30Hz
Max resolution over eDP
-
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
-
 
4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
-
 
12
OpenGL
-
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
20
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 5 2600 14.91
i7-10700T 15.08 +1.1%

Passmark

Ryzen 5 2600 13223
i7-10700T 13374 +1.1%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i7-10700T are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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)
Unlocked
ECCMemory

Advantages of Intel Core i7-10700T

1.1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 April 2020 vs 13 April 2018)
Less power hungry (35 vs 65 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
SIPP
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo

So, Ryzen 5 2600 or Core i7-10700T?

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