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CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor

(42 Ratings, 5.0 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

AMD

Model

100-100000031BOX

Part #

  • Ryzen 5 3600
  • 100-100000031BOX

Manufacturer

AMD

Core Count

6

Core Clock

3.6 GHz

Boost Clock

4.2 GHz

TDP

65 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

    prayogahs
    • 87 points
    • 1 month ago

    from completed build Ying 6.4L SFF ITX Build

    Very nice update from i5 7500 and no issues handling AAA games. Got minor issues with BIOS and temps but latest drivers fixed them

    TheSniperSteve
    • 49 points
    • 2 months ago

    from completed build Ryzen 3600 & Radeon RX 5700

    At 199.99 this CPU is a great deal. It matches the Intel i7-9700K in single threaded performance, exceeds in multi-threaded performance, and does it all with less power and almost a $150 lower price tag (at the time of this writing). Yes, one could buy the 3600x or the 3700x for even more performance, yet the Ryzen 3600 seems to be adequate for the majority of gaming workloads.

    Happiness with purchase: 9/10 - Fantastic value. Kept my build price down significantly, and does everything I need. I sometimes wonder if I should have gone with a 2700X, though that would have inflated the build price.

    the_lost_carrot
    • 26 points
    • 9 days ago

    from completed build The 7&7

    Mine hits 4.1924 GHz, which is spot on for a 4.2 GHz box rating. Quite a nice step up from my R5 2600.

    1up31
    • 22 points
    • 2 months ago

    Probably the best brand new budget cpu for gaming and productivity. A huge improvement over the i5 4570. 10/10 would buy again.

    Edpat18
    • 16 points
    • 2 months ago

    from completed build Wife B-Day Present

    Works as advertised. Tested on userbenchmark will test further but satisfied.

    Warning. Must have 500 series board or a 1st/2nd gen CPU to update bios on 2nd gen boards. Will not power up to POST without that.

    Sephaerius
    • 16 points
    • 1 month ago

    from completed build Look A Hurricane In The Eye

    Love it. I'm upgrading from an old Phenom II, and the difference is incredible. Best price to performance CPU on the market at the time of this writing; it's really a no brainer in my opinion.

    imlilsteve
    • 16 points
    • 1 month ago

    from completed build 1440p Baller

    Lives up to the hype. There isn't much else to say about it.

    Spectre23
    • 15 points
    • 1 month ago

    Crazy fast for the price. Runs a little hotter than my 2600 did, but also benchmarks at nearly 60% faster.

    gio_xo408
    • 14 points
    • 1 month ago

    this chip alone is a price/performance monster! I absolutely recommend this chip if youre on a budget and want near i7-9700k performance

    angsess
    • 14 points
    • 22 days ago

    from completed build First build Mini ITX

    Really happy with the performance of this CPU

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