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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz

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How well can the Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz run games
Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz Performance Specification
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3.6 GHz
4.2 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Zen+
95W
12nm
Socket AM4
54 Bit
4
64GB
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Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz is a mid to high-range CPU based on AMD's 12nm Zen+ microarchitecture. It offers 6 physical cores (12 logical), initially clocked at 3.6GHz, which may go up to 4.2GHz using Turbo Boost.


It has an unlocked multiplier, therefore, it can be overclocked using traditional methods.


It has 16MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. It has 3MB of L2 cache, 512KB per core. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 64GB.


It has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 95W. It is on par with competitor processors.


Among its many features, Simultaneous Multithreading, Cool n Quiet, CoolCore Technology, Extended Frequency Range (XFX), Pure Power and Precision Boost are enabled.


This CPU is likely to offer excellent computational performance and will not be the bottleneck in any modern gaming PC.

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Release period
19-Apr-2018
Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 59% 31%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 63% 49%
Cyberpunk 2077 49% 41%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 40% 31%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 49% 25%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 74% 62%
The Outer Worlds 69% 25%
Borderlands 3 45% 31%
FIFA 20 71% 50%
Need For Speed Heat 54% 41%
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Finally upgrading my good ol' 4690k. 2600x was my processor of choice. I know it's pretty late and with the new Ryzen processors incoming one might think i could wait, but with 40% import fees and pretty tight budget window, gotta go with this for now.
Should be a good pair for my 1060.

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is it worth the upgrade or should stick with intel?

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Why is this rated lower than 1600X?

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54 bit width, wat?

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