AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 4 GHz 4 core AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 5 2500X good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

55 %
Very Good score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 273rd out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
55 % 69 % 51 % 50 %
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good

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CPU Comparison

The AMD Ryzen 5 2500X compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Ryzen 5 3350GE
57 %
Intel Core i7-6800K
56 %
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X
55 %
Intel Core i3-10105
45 %
Intel Core i3-10105F
43 %
AMD Ryzen 5 3350G
40 %
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
33 %


Clock Speed 3.6 GHz
Cores 4
Threads 8
L1 Cache 384 KiB
L2 Cache 2048 KiB
L3 Cache 8 MiB
PCIe Revision 3
Family Ryzen 5 Desktop
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channels 2
Release Date 2018-10-09
Has Unlocked Multiplier Yes
TDP 65 W

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

The Ryzen 5 2500X is a 4 core CPU from AMD released in 2018. This chip has a very good overall score at 55% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 69%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 5 2500X scores 51% and 50% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 5 2500X has 4 cores and 8 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.6 GHz. This CPU has an unlocked multiplier and allows for overclocking. With adequate cooling and a good power supply, it's possible to run this CPU at a higher clock speed.

As for memory, the Ryzen 5 2500X makes use of DDR4 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 2500X has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 2 MiB of level 2 cache and 8 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 5 2500X CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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