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The Reviewed CPUs

In the tables below, we compare the main features of the CPUs included in our review.

CPU Cores HT/SMT IGP Internal Clock Turbo Clock Core Tech. TDP Socket Price
Ryzen 5 1500X 4 Sim No 3.5 GHz 3.7 GHz Summit Ridge 14 nm 65 W AM2 USD 190
Core i5-7400 4 No Yes 3.0 GHz 3.5 GHz Kaby Lake 14 nm 65 W LGA1151 USD 190
Core i5-6500 4 No Yes 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz Skylake 14 nm 65 W LGA1151 USD 205
Ryzen 5 1600X 6 Yes No 3.6 GHz 4.0 GHz Summit Ridge 14 nm 95 W AM4 USD 250
Core i5-7600K 4 No Yes 3.8 GHz 4.2 GHz Kaby Lake 14 nm 91 W LGA1151 USD 240

Below you can see the memory configuration for each CPU.

CPU L2 Cache L3 Cache Memory Support Memory Channels
Ryzen 5 1500X 4 x 512 kiB 2 x 8 MiB Up to DDR4-2667 2
Core i5-7400 4 x 256 kiB 6 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 or DDR3L-1600 2
Core i5-6500 4 x 256 kiB 6 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 or DDR3L-1600 2
Ryzen 5 1600X 6 x 512 kiB 2 x 8 MiB Up to DDR4-2667 2
Core i5-7600K 4 x 256 KiB 6 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 or DDR3L-1600 2