AMD Ryzen 5 2500X vs Intel Xeon W-2133

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 4 core CPU vs Intel Xeon W 6 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

55 %
55 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

69 %
74 %
7% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

51 %
6% slightly better multitasking score
48 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

50 %
6% slightly better heavy workload score
47 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

58% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
4 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
115% significantly lower TDP
140 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

100% significantly more memory channels

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

272nd of 1,327
279th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
Xeon W

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

October 2018
August 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 5 2500X vs Xeon W-2133 specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 2500X is faster than the Xeon W-2133. Despite this, the Xeon W-2133 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon W-2133 has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 2500X has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 2500X. According to our data, the Ryzen 5 2500X and Xeon W-2133 have the same clock speed. A Ryzen 5 2500X CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon W-2133 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2500X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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