Ryzen 5 2600 vs Ryzen 7 2700E comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 2700E performs better than the Ryzen 5 2600. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 2600 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 2700E has slightly more cores than the Ryzen 5 2600. Indeed the Ryzen 7 2700E has 6 compared to 8 found in the Ryzen 5 2600. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 2600. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2600 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 2700E. The Ryzen 7 2700E outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 2600 thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 2700E has slightly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 2600. However, both these chips have the same amount of L3 cache.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2600 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.