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AMD's Ryzen 5 2600 is up to 31% faster than Ryzen 5 1600

AMD's next-gen Ryzen 5 2600 'Pinnacle Ridge' CPU could be up to 31% faster than the Ryzen 5 1600.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Feb 19 2018 9:36 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

AMD will be launching their second-generation Ryzen processors later this year, with a tease surfacing on the upcoming Ryzen 5 2600 that will succeed the current-gen Ryzen 5 1600 processor.

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In some leaked Geekbench results, the Pinnacle Ridge-based Ryzen 5 2600 is 14.5% faster than the Ryzen 5 1600 in the single-threaded test, and a huge 31.5% faster in the multi-threaded benchmark.

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AMD will get more performance out of Pinnacle Ridge before it hits consumers, but if these results are right we could be in for quite the surprise with the next wave of Ryzen CPUs.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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