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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i3 8100

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Cpu
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i3 8100 Cpu
Intel Core i3 8100
Editiorial reviews
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4.5 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
33 %
3 stars
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3 editorial reviews
For $180 the Core i3-8350K is nearly a rebadged Core i5-7600K: both are 14nm quad-cores operating at ~4GHz, but the 8350K is 25% cheaper. Meanwhile, the Core...Read more
Intel's Core i3-8100 comes with four cores at a low price point. But can it fend off AMD's multiplier-unlocked Ryzen competition?Read more
We take a look at the ultra-low cost Intel Core i3-8100 in our benchmarks and review. We see how this CPU stacks up to more costly server processors and see whether it is worth saving a few dollars with this intriguing solutionRead more
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User rating
38
4.1 out of 5
38 user ratings
5 stars
28 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
18 %
2 stars
2 %
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4.3 out of 5
38 user ratings
5 stars
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Full Comparison

General

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Processor socketAM4LGA 1151
Component forPCPC
Operating modes
  • 32-bit
  • 64-bit
64-bit

Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Clock speed3.4 GHz3.6 GHz
Number of cores64
Number of threads124
Thermal Design Power (TDP)65.0 W65.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in

Integrated Graphics

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
On-board graphics adapternoyes
TypeNot availableIntel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Cache16 MB6 MB
Cache typeL3Smart Cache
Memory clock speeds supported by processor2933.0 MHz2400.0 MHz
Memory types supported by processorDDR4 SDRAMDDR4 SDRAM
Memory channelsDualDual

Thermals

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Cooler includedyesno
Thermal specification203.0 °F212.0 °F

Pros & Cons

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