Intel Core i5-9600K vs. AMD Ryzen 5 3600

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-9600K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 3600
Intel Core i5 Family AMD Ryzen
Intel Core i 9000 CPU group AMD Ryzen 3000
9 Generation 3
Coffee Lake S Refresh Architecture Matisse (Zen 2)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i5-8600K Predecessor AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i5-10600K Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 6
6 Threads 12
3.70 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
4.60 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 4.20 GHz
4.30 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 4.00 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU no iGPU
0.35 GHz GPU frequency
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo)
9.5 GPU Generation
14 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
24 Execution units
192 Shader
64 GB Max. GPU Memory
12 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
9.00 MB L3 Cache 32.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
16 PCIe lanes 20

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 7 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
LGA 1151-2 Socket AM4
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2018 Release date Q3/2019
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
1276 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
1235 (97%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
7301 (80%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
9113 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
481 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
472 (98%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
2624 (74%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
3570 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
204 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
197 (97%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
1165 (74%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
1578 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
1256 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
1183 (94%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
5643 (83%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
6821 (100%)
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Monero Hashrate kH/s

The crypto currency Monero has been using the RandomX algorithm since November 2019. This PoW (proof of work) algorithm can only efficiently be calculated using a processor (CPU) or a graphics card (GPU). The CryptoNight algorithm was used for Monero until November 2019, but it could be calculated using ASICs. RandomX benefits from a high number of CPU cores, cache and a fast connection of the memory via as many memory channels as possible. Tested with XMRig v6.x under the operation system HiveOS.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
3.5 (50%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
7 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
--
0 (0%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
318.4 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
235.7 (74%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
5065 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
23045 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
2.45 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
12.3 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
52.6 (100%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Estimated results for 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.

Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz)
13480 (75%)
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
17877 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i5-9600K AMD Ryzen 5 3600
Multimedia Office PC Intel Core i5 9600K
Memory PC Intel PC Core i5-9600K
NEXOC Gaming Notebook Laptop 15.6 Zoll mit i5-9600K
One Gaming PC Ryzen 5 3600
Lenono IdeaCentre T540-15AMA G
HP Pavilion Gaming TG01-0201ng schwarz (9HP03EA#ABD)

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