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Ryzen 5 5600X vs Ryzen 9 5950X

Ryzen 5 5600X vs Ryzen 9 5950X: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

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 $193.89 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 58 minutes ago

vs
FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

3.4 GHz | 16-core

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Logo
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core, 32-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $549 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 58 minutes ago

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 $193.89 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 58 minutes ago

vs
FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

3.4 GHz | 16-core

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Logo
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core, 32-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $549 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 58 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 9 5950X outperforms the cheaper Ryzen 5 5600X on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Ryzen 5 5600X is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Ryzen 9 5950X and the cheaper Ryzen 5 5600X have been released at the same time.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

  • Up to 65% cheaper than Ryzen 9 5950X - $193.89 vs $549.0

  • Up to 61% better value when playing VALORANT than Ryzen 9 5950X - $0.37 vs $0.94 per FPS

  • Consumes up to 38% less energy than AMD Ryzen 9 5950X - 65 vs 105 Watts

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

  • Performs up to 10% better in VALORANT than Ryzen 5 5600X - 586 vs 531 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than AMD Ryzen 5 5600X - 32 vs 12 threads

VALORANT
VALORANT

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

531

91%

Value, $/FPS

$0.37/FPS

100%

Price, $

$193.89

100%

Value Winner

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

Buy for $193.89 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 58 minutes ago

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Logo
Ryzen 9 5950X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

586

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.94/FPS

39%

Price, $

$549

35%

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core, 32-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $549 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 58 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Logo
Ryzen 9 5950X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1616

96%

Multi-Core

8161

49%

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Logo
Ryzen 9 5950X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1686

100%

Multi-Core

16567

100%

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Nov 5th, 2020Release DateNov 5th, 2020
Ryzen 5CollectionRyzen 9
VermeerCodenameVermeer
AMD Socket AM4SocketAMD Socket AM4
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
6Cores
16
12Threads
32
3.7 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.4 GHz
4.6 GHzTurbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz
65 W
TDP105 W
7 nmProcess Size7 nm
37.0x
Multiplier34.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
YesOverclockableYes

Builds Using Ryzen 5 5600X or Ryzen 9 5950X

VALORANT, 1080p, High

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