AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs. Intel Core i5-8600

AMD Ryzen 5 2600Intel Core i5-8600
3.40 GHzFrequency3.10 GHz
3.90 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.20 GHz
3.70 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.80 GHz
6Cores6
YesHyperthreadingNo
YesOverclocking ?No
16 MBCache9 MB
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo)1.15 GHz
GPU Generation10.5
DirectX Version12.0
0Max. displays3
Execution units24
NoCodec h264Decode/Encode
NoCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
NoCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
NoCodec h265 10bitDecode/Encode
NoCodec VP8Decode/Encode
NoCodec VP9Decode
NoCodec VC-1Decode
NoCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Zen+ (Pinnacle Ridge)ArchitectureCoffee Lake
DDR4-2933MemoryDDR4-2666
2Memory channels2
YesECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
12nmTechnology14nm
AM4SocketLGA 1151-2
65WTDP65W
YesAES-NIYes
AMD-V, SEVVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q2/2018Release dateQ1/2018
ca. 195 $Market priceca. 230 $


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1.96 (89%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2.21 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
13.92 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
10.23 (73%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
52.6 (100%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
164 (92%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
178 (100%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1310 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
959 (73%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
14497 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
11816 (82%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4280 (96%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
4444 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
21714 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8600Intel Core i5-8600
6x 3.10 GHz (4.20 GHz)
19037 (88%)



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