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Ryzen 5 1600X vs Core i5-8500

Both Ryzen 5 1600X and Core i5-8500 monothread performance are pretty similar although their multithread performance are slightly different. These two models were released almost at the same time which could explain their performance similarity in monothread performance.

Comparison

Specs

Ryzen 5 1600X

Core i5-8500

Base frequency
3600 MHz
3000 MHz
Boost frequency
4000 MHz
4100 MHz
Socket
AM4
LGA 1151
Cores
6
6
Threads
12
6
TDP
95 W
65 W
L1 cache
6x64+6x32 kb
6x32+6x32 kb
L2 cache
6x512 kb
6x256 kb
L3 cache
2x8192 kb
9216 kb
Proccess
0,014 um
0,014 um
# transistors
4800 M
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Core
Summit Ridge
Coffee Lake-S
Architecture
Zen
Coffee Lake
Release date
4/2017
3/2018

Monothread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
46071
39501 [-16.63%]
Mode III [AVX2]
61439
69940 [+13.84%]
Mode II [AVX]
N/A
55900 [+100%]
Mode I [SSE3]
N/A
55567 [+100%]

Multithread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
198078
137570 [-43.98%]
Mode III [AVX2]
216940
335883 [+54.83%]
Mode II [AVX]
N/A
247239 [+100%]
Mode I [SSE3]
N/A
253865 [+100%]

Stats

Perf per MHz Mode 0
11.52
9.63 [-19.63%]
Perf per MHz Mode III
15.36
17.06 [+11.07%]
Perf per watt Mode 0
2085.03
2116.46 [+1.51%]
Perf per watt Mode III
2283.58
5167.43 [+126.29%]

Overclocking

The best frequency
4547 MHz
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