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CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8 GHz 6-Core Processor

(16 Ratings, 4.9 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

AMD

Model

100-100000022BOX

Part #

  • Ryzen 5 3600X
  • 100-100000022BOX

Manufacturer

AMD

Core Count

6

Core Clock

3.8 GHz

Boost Clock

4.4 GHz

TDP

95 W

Series

AMD Ryzen 5

Microarchitecture

Zen 2

Core Family

Matisse

Socket

AM4

Integrated Graphics

None

Maximum Supported Memory

128 GB

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 6 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 6 x 64 kB Data

L2 Cache

6 x 512 kB

L3 Cache

2 x 16 MB

Lithography

7 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes

Price History

    Reviews

    Esky25
    • 27 points
    • 3 months ago

    I love this thing. The non-x version is really the best bang for buck I think but I went with the 3600x so I didn't have to mess with overclocking. Maybe I'm getting lazy in my old age. Anyhow, the speed improvement is perceptible coming from a 1600x. Don't take my word for it. Just look at all the benchmarks. If you're looking to upgrade but also don't want to splurge, I say the 3600 would probably be better. I don't think the x is giving you $50 worth of performance over the 3600.

    daftcyberpunk
    • 26 points
    • 4 months ago

    from completed build 3800X2080

    So far it's performing as expected with boost clocks reaching 4.4Ghz. The upgraded on board memory controller also made my 32GB 3200Mhz RAM plug and play.

    jejgeg
    • 18 points
    • 2 months ago

    from completed build I made a crap computer

    Works good

    onig
    • 15 points
    • 4 months ago

    Runs like a champ in Cinebench and 3DMark and I'm sure it'll crush any games I throw at it. Happy to get the new 7nm process as well as 6 cores and 12 threads, and is a much better buy then what I was going to go with (an i7-9700k).

    MoChuang
    • 13 points
    • 1 month ago

    from completed build My first PC (3600/5700)

    I got this for $200 at micro center and its great. Its a huge upgrade from the i7-7500U in my laptop. The included cooler works great but makes more noise than I expected at stock settings, but nothing I'm not used to coming from console and laptop gaming.

    DazzCee
    • 12 points
    • 3 months ago

    from completed build 1st new PC since 2008

    Fantastic CPU, I dropped it into a Tomahawk Max and cooled it with a Kraken x62. PBO straight to 4.2Ghz on all cores, nice and cool. No crashes yet.

    Ahuxtable78
    • 9 points
    • 6 days ago

    from completed build Team Red 1440p

    A monster CPU. A huge upgrade from my previous intel quad core.

    I noticed a large jump in frames in games like BFV even without upgrading the GPU.

    Only complaint is the stock cooler is a little tetchy and ramps up the fan a little too quickly (and loudly) for my liking.

    aggelioforos
    • 8 points
    • 3 months ago

    from completed build First Ever PC build from scratch

    A little beast with decent price/performance ratio!

    ChakLong
    • 8 points
    • 1 month ago

    Solid performance and good price. I personally upgraded from a 4790K, and while paper specs don't seem like much of an improvement, it still gave me a good speed increase both in normal use and benchmarks, and the price is still very affordable, so it works great as a step-gap for me while I wait for the Ryzen 9 3950X to come out.

    fademakescustompc
    • 6 points
    • 1 month ago

    from completed build "Dream"

    Very fast and easy to install cpu, stays at a good temperature, and great pricing.

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