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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Passes Intel for Passmark Single-Threaded Performance Crown

AMD was very proud of their single core achievements during the Zen 3 announcement and with launch days closing to November 5, performance leaks have been slowly creeping out to the web which shows some potential preview of what  to expect.

Recently, a Passmark benchmark result surfaced showing the Ryzen 5 5600X’s single threaded performance. The Ryzen 5 5600X score 3495 points overtaking Intel’s lead with the Core i9 10900K which scores 3177. That puts it 10% above the current market leader and this is a very good thing as the Ryzen 5 5600X is a $299 part and is going to be one of the go-to processors for gaming builds.

The Ryzen 5 5600X is a 6-core, 12-thread CPU and is looked upon as one of the best value positions for AMD’s product stack and with this news, the Ryzen 5 5600 (non-X) may be near somewhat near which means greater value for this price point.

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Owner and lead reviewer for Back2Gaming. More than 10-year of corporate IT experience as well as consumer IT journalism. His extensive skill set and experience in communicating complicated technical details into easily understandable bits. He's been with you since dial-up and the ISA slot. His favorite animal is the scapegoat.

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  1. I wonder what were the circumstances to achieve that result in passmark.. like was it OC’d? what cooling was used? what RAM and motherboard was utilized… i guess we’ll find out soon enough..

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