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AMD Ryzen 5 3600

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Pros

  • Gaming performance is good as well
  • results are extremely consistent
  • It is a great CPU and performed well

Cons

  • tool does not include enough tests or hardware
  • Does Motherboard Affect Performance
  • The 4K render is a heavier workload

Key specs

  • AM4
  • 3.6 GHz
  • 6
  • 12
  • 65 W
  • 7 nm
  • 32 MB
  • L3

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 - Pros & Cons

AMD Ryzen 5 3600

Pros

  • Gaming performance is good as well
  • results are extremely consistent
  • It is a great CPU and performed well
  • excellent performance combined with a complet
  • honest and in-depth product reviews and
  • excellent single-core scores and very good gaming
  • performance is still strong
  • most powerful APU gets an upgrade
  • competitive gaming performance and much more threaded horsepower
  • R5 3600 looks very good
  • compression performance is great

Cons

  • tool does not include enough tests or hardware
  • Does Motherboard Affect Performance
  • The 4K render is a heavier workload
  • The CPU cooler is pretty bare-bones and does not feature any RGB
  • The pins are on the CPU and can easily be bent
  • both of these processors are more expensive
  • New games are getting patches and downloads all the time
  • lack of any stock air cooler being included in the box
  • no compatibility-related BIOS updates
  • nearly as large as it used to be
  • no boot or crashes as the system was unstable

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 - Technical Overview

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IconProcessor lithography
7 nm
Best:
HP AMD EPYC 7702
Processor lithography: 7 nm
IconNumber of cores
6
Best:
IconClock speed
3.6 GHz
Best:
AMD FX 9590
Clock speed: 4.7 GHz
IconMax turbo speed
4.2 GHz
Best:
Cisco Intel Xeon E5-2609
Max turbo speed: 24 GHz

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 - Full Specifications

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General
Processor socketAM4
Component forPC
Operating modes64-bit
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Integrated graphics
On-board graphics adapterno
TypeNot available
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Thermals
Cooler includedyes
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Processor
Clock speed3.6 GHz
Max turbo speed4.2 GHz
Number of cores6
Number of threads12
Thermal Design Power (TDP)65.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in
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Memory
Cache32 MB
Cache typeL3
Memory clock speeds supported by processor3200.0 MHz
Memory types supported by processorDDR4 SDRAM
Memory channelsDual
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Features
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes16

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 - Q&A (14)

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    versie.kutch
    over 2 years ago
    Is the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Good for Streaming?
    javier
    about 2 years ago
    Yes! The Ryzen 5 3600 is a fantastic processor for streaming with 6 CPU cores, and its maximum boost clock speed up to 4.2 GHz.
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    jamal
    over 2 years ago
    Does AMD Ryzen 5 3600 have TPM 2.0?
    rupert.damore
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, AMD Ryzen 5 3600 has TPM 2.0, which is supported by the motherboard, not the CPU.
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    kent
    over 2 years ago
    Can I run the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 without a GPU?
    elias
    about 2 years ago
    No, the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 does not have an integrated GPU. You will need a graphics card, as the Ryzen 3600 does not have a GPU.
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    nanci.klein
    over 2 years ago
    Can AMD Ryzen 5 3600 run 4k game?
    carmen_kozey
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, AMD Ryzen 5 3600 can run 4K Game, but you would need at least 16 GB of ram. Similarly, 4k gaming requires a very high-end GPU.
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    hong
    over 2 years ago
    What is the good temperature for AMD Ryzen 5 3600?
    mario_weber
    about 2 years ago
    The ideal temperature of AMD Ryzen 5 3600 should around 30–50C. The max temp on the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is 95C.
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    rosanna_blanda
    over 2 years ago
    Can AMD Ryzen 5 3600 be overclocked?
    armida.bradtke
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 can be overclocked from its stock speed of 4.2GHz to an overclock speed of 4.3GHz.
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    maryann.sauer
    over 2 years ago
    Is AMD Ryzen 5 3600 good enough for video editing?
    rudolph
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is an excellent choice for video editing.
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    milford
    over 2 years ago
    Does AMD Ryzen 5 3600 have hyperthreading?
    britta
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is a hex core processor with hyperthreading and a boost clock of just over 4 GHz.
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    craig.abshire
    over 2 years ago
    Is AMD Ryzen 5 3600 good for gaming?
    arnold
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is a great processor for gaming, streaming and video editing.
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    lezlie
    over 2 years ago
    Is AMD Ryzen 5 3600 still good in 2022?
    sidney.ebert
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is one of the best processors made in the 3000 series, and it's still a solid choice in 2022.
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    esteban
    over 2 years ago
    What would be the Intel equivalent of the AMD Ryzen 5 3600?
    hyacinth_reilly
    about 2 years ago
    The i5 9600K processor from intel will be as good as an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor.
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    kellee.wyman
    over 2 years ago
    Does the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 come with thermal paste?
    lindsey
    about 2 years ago
    Yes, the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 comes with thermal paste already applied to the wraith cooler.
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    van.predovic
    over 2 years ago
    Does the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Have Integrated Graphics?
    buck.ondricka
    about 2 years ago
    No, The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 does not have any integrated graphics.
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    lyndsey_heller
    over 2 years ago
    Does AMD Ryzen 5 3600 have TPM?
    wen
    about 2 years ago
    The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is considered one of the best processors, and although TPM is motherboard-based, not CPU-based, a suitable motherboard for the Ryzen 5 3600 includes a TPM 2.0 chip.
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD - Editorial Reviews (14)

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review | Introduction and Technical Specifications | CPU & Mainboard
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OC3D
Published: 06.10.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review | Introduction and Technical Specifications | CPU & Mainboard

Introduction and Technical Specifications

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review breaks cover early
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HEXUS
Published: 25.06.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review breaks cover early

And AMD announces an Xbox Game Pass bundle for 3rd gen Ryzen and Radeon RX 5700 series.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Non-X Marks the Spot
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tomshardware.co.uk
Published: 20.10.2020
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Non-X Marks the Spot

AMD's non-X chips are often a better value than their X-emblazoned counterparts when you factor in overclocking. Does that hold true for the Ryzen 5 3600?

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review
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TechPowerUp
Published: 18.07.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review
5.0

Ryzen 5 3600 is the most affordable Zen 2 processor in AMD's lineup. At just $200, it offers six cores and twelve threads, yielding a significant advantage in applications against the competition from Intel. Gaming performance is also improved nicely as it is around 10% higher than with previous Ryzens.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600X review: The new best mid-range CPU
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Windows Central
Published: 24.09.2020
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X review: The new best mid-range CPU
5.0

AMD's mid-range flagship CPU is everything you need and more, offering a fantastic value proposition.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review
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TechRadar
Published: 07.10.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review
5.0

Pennies pinched, but performance maintained

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Best All-Round Value CPU
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TechSpot
Published: 09.07.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Best All-Round Value CPU
5.0

The successor to our favorite best value CPU, the Ryzen 5 3600 is AMD's new $200 6-core, 12-thread processor. The chip clocks between 3.6 GHz and 4.2...

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT Review
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PCMAG
Published: 07.07.2020
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT Review
4.0

While AMD's Ryzen 5 3600XT isn't the peak value choice for frame-rate-obsessed 1080p gamers, 4K players and mid-budget content creators will be hard-pressed to find a better-balanced CPU for the price.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Early review of the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 shows why it could be one of the most sought-after CPUs for gaming
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Notebookcheck
Published: 26.06.2019
Early review of the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 shows why it could be one of the most sought-after CPUs for gaming

An early review of the much talked about AMD Ryzen 5 3600 more or less confirms all the leaks we've been seeing about this CPU so far. While we do see higher latency, the Ryzen 5 3600 is shown to have posted excellent single-core scores and very good gaming performance surpassing the Ryzen 7 2700X and almost on par with the Intel Core i9-9900K.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Why Is This Amazon's Best Selling CPU?
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anandtech.com
Published: 18.05.2020
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Why Is This Amazon's Best Selling CPU?
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 What is your review of AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor?
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What is your review of AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor?

Answer (1 of 117): Yes the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is still worth getting. If your building a new rig. Here’s why… PCIe gen 4.0 is amazing, but it’s still new and you may encounter issues. If you have a GPU that support pcie gen4.0 definitely get it. You’ll also need the newest X570 AMD chipset boards. ...

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review
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Guru3D.com
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review
4.0

We again review a six-core model Ryzen 5 3600 processor, you know, the one without an X. It's 200 Mhz slower on the base and turbo clocks, but a whopping 50 bucks cheaper. Worth it?... Introduction

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU Review
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Modders-Inc
Published: 31.10.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU Review

  The AMD R5 3600 is part of the newly-released Ryzen 3000 series.  The new CPUs are built on a 7nm process. The Ryzen 3600 retains the “chiplet” d

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review: the Ryzen king is dead, long live Ryzen!
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PCGamesN
Published: 01.11.2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review: the Ryzen king is dead, long live Ryzen!

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