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Ryzen 5 5600X vs Athlon II X2 240e

Ryzen 5 5600X vs Athlon II X2 240e: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

3.7 GHz | 6-core

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

Buy for $197.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 64 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 5 5600X outperforms Athlon II X2 240e on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Ryzen 5 5600X is 4034 days newer than Athlon II X2 240e.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

  • Performs up to 65% better in VALORANT than Athlon II X2 240e - 531 vs 321 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than AMD Athlon II X2 240e - 12 vs 2 threads

Advantages of AMD Athlon II X2 240e

  • Consumes up to 31% less energy than AMD Ryzen 5 5600X - 45 vs 65 Watts

VALORANT
VALORANT

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

531

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.37/FPS

100%

Price, $

$197.99

100%

FPS and Value Winner

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

Buy for $197.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 64 minutes ago

AMD Athlon II X2 240e Logo
Athlon II X2 240e

Desktop • Oct 20th, 2009


FPS

321

35%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020

AMD Athlon II X2 240e Logo
Athlon II X2 240e

Desktop • Oct 20th, 2009

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1616

100%

Multi-Core

8161

100%

AMD Athlon II X2 240e Logo
Athlon II X2 240e

Desktop • Oct 20th, 2009


Single-Core

360

-249%

Multi-Core

674

-1011%

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

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AMD Athlon II X2 240e Logo

AMD Athlon II X2 240e

Nov 5th, 2020
Release DateOct 20th, 2009
Ryzen 5CollectionAthlon II X2
VermeerCodenameRegor
AMD Socket AM4SocketAMD Socket AM3
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
6
Cores2
12
Threads2
3.7 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.8 GHz
4.6 GHzTurbo Clock SpeedNon-Turbo
65 WTDP
45 W
7 nm
Process Size45 nm
37.0x
Multiplier14.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Ryzen 5 5600X or Athlon II X2 240e

VALORANT, 1080p, High

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