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Intel Core i5-2550K vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Ryzen 5 1500X 11510 points
Core i5-2550K 5840 points
Difference: 5670 (97%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1500X 28 GT/s
Core i5-2550K 13.6 GT/s
Difference: 14.4 (106%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5 GHz
Core i5-2550K 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Ryzen 5 1500X 8
Core i5-2550K 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

Core i5-2550K 95 Watts
Ryzen 5 1500X 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Core i5-2550K

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Model Core i5-2550K Ryzen 5 1500X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge 14nm
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 3.7 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 2MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 AM4
Released 2012-01-01 April 2017
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Core i5-2550K

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Ryzen 5 1500X

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