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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i5 2500

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Cpu
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i5 2500 Cpu
Intel Core i5 2500
Editiorial reviews
6
4.5 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
33 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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4
4 editorial reviews
This latest mid-range processor is a huge leap forwardsRead more
Although the processing cores in Intel’s Sandy Bridge architecture are decidedly similar to Nehalem, the integration of on-die graphics and a ring bus improves performance for mainstream users. Intel’s Quick Sync is this design’s secret weapon, though.Read more
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User rating
35
4.1 out of 5
35 user ratings
5 stars
31 %
4 stars
48 %
3 stars
20 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
30
4.2 out of 5
30 user ratings
5 stars
43 %
4 stars
36 %
3 stars
16 %
2 stars
3 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Processor socketAM4LGA 1155
Component forPC
N/A
Operating modes
  • 32-bit
  • 64-bit
64-bit

Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Clock speed3.4 GHz3.3 GHz
Max turbo speed3.9 GHz3.7 GHz
Number of cores64
Number of threads124
Thermal Design Power (TDP)65.0 W95.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in
Bus type
N/A
DMI
Idle states
N/A
yes

Integrated Graphics

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
On-board graphics adapternoyes
TypeNot availableIntel HD Graphics 2000
On-board graphics adapter base frequency
N/A
850.0 MHz

Memory

AMD Ryzen 5 2600AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Cache16 MB6 MB
Cache typeL3L3
Memory clock speeds supported by processor2933.0 MHz
N/A
Memory types supported by processorDDR4 SDRAM
N/A
Memory channelsDual
N/A
Maximum internal memory supported by processor
N/A
32.0 GB
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)
N/A
21.0 GB/s

Pros & Cons

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