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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
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Launch SRP S$359

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X


8.5/10
Overall rating 8.5/10
Best Value

The 6-core/12-thread AMD Ryzen 5 1600X is the top Ryzen 5 processor, pitting it square against the Intel Core i5-7600K.

Performance:
8
Features:
9
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Great value-for-money
Same base and boost clocks as Ryzen 7 1800X
Offers 6-cores/12-threads at a very affordable price
THE BAD
1080p gaming performance could still use improvement
Not much overclocking headroom

Product Specification

Processor Name AMD Ryzen 5
Processor Model Ryzen 5 1600X
Rated Processor Frequency 3.6GHz
Max Processor Frequency 4.0GHz (4.1GHz with XFR)
No. of Cores 6
Base Clock 100MHz
L1 Cache (data + instruction) 576KB
L2 Cache 3MB
L3 Cache 16MB
Memory Controller Integrated Dual Channel (up to DDR4-2667)
PCIe Controller PCIe 3.0
TDP (W) 95
Instruction Set Support SSE 4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
64-bit Processing Technology Yes
Packaging Socket AM4
Process Technology 14nm FinFET