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Intel Core i5-6600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

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These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Ryzen 5 1600X 16500 points
Core i5-6600 6860 points
Difference: 9640 (141%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1600X 43.2 GT/s
Core i5-6600 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 30 (227%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz
Core i5-6600 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)


Ryzen 5 1600X 12
Core i5-6600 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Ryzen 5 1600X 95 Watts
Core i5-6600 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i5-6600 Ryzen 5 1600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Skylake 14nm
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 3/4/5/6 4.0 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 3MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 16MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530
TDP 65 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM4
Released 2015-09-01 April 2017