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Ryzen 5 5600X vs Xeon E5-2420

Ryzen 5 5600X vs Xeon E5-2420: 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 $224 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 14 minutes ago

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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 $224 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 14 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 5 5600X outperforms Xeon E5-2420 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Ryzen 5 5600X is 3097 days newer than Xeon E5-2420.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

  • Performs up to 56% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Xeon E5-2420 - 305 vs 196 FPS

  • Consumes up to 32% less energy than Intel Xeon E5-2420 - 65 vs 95 Watts

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

305

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.73/FPS

100%

Price, $

$224

100%

FPS and Value Winner

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

Buy for $224 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 14 minutes ago

Intel Xeon E5-2420 Logo
Xeon E5-2420

Server/Workstation • May 14th, 2012


FPS

196

44%

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

Intel Xeon E5-2420 Logo
Xeon E5-2420

Server/Workstation • May 14th, 2012

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo
Ryzen 5 5600X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1616

100%

Multi-Core

8161

100%

Intel Xeon E5-2420 Logo
Xeon E5-2420

Server/Workstation • May 14th, 2012


Single-Core

448

-161%

Multi-Core

2607

-113%

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Logo

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

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Intel Xeon E5-2420 Logo

Intel Xeon E5-2420

Nov 5th, 2020
Release DateMay 14th, 2012
Ryzen 5CollectionXeon E5
VermeerCodenameSandy Bridge-EN
AMD Socket AM4SocketIntel Socket 1356
Desktop
Segment
Server
6Cores6
12Threads12
3.7 GHz
Base Clock Speed1.9 GHz
4.6 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed2.4 GHz
65 W
TDP95 W
7 nm
Process Size32 nm
37.0x
Multiplier19.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Ryzen 5 5600X or Xeon E5-2420

Grand Theft Auto V, 1080p, High

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