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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 5 2400G

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.6 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 2600X with 6-cores against the 3.6 GHz Ryzen 5 2400G with 4-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Consumption
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 2400G and 2600X
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
  • Has 12 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 2 physical cores more than the 2400G
  • More modern manufacturing process – 12 versus 14 nanometers
  • 8% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 3.9 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Consumes up to 32% less energy than the Ryzen 5 2600X – 65 vs 95 Watt
  • Includes an integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 11


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 5 2400G


Vendor AMD AMD
Released April 19, 2018 February 12, 2018
Launch price 229 USD 169 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Zen+ Zen
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated GPU No Radeon RX Vega 11


Cores 6 4
Threads 12 8
Base Frequency 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.2 GHz 3.9 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 36x
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 128K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Transistors 4.8 billions 4.9 billions
Fabrication Process 12 nm 14 nm
TDP 95 W 65 W
Max. temperature 95°C 95°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 43.71 GB/s 43.71 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site AMD Ryzen 5 2600X official page AMD Ryzen 5 2400G official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 12

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