Ryzen 5 2600X vs Core i7-7920HQ specs and performance
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 2600X is faster than the Core i7-7920HQ. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-7920HQ in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 5 2600X has significantly more cores than the Core i7-7920HQ. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2600X has 6 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Core i7-7920HQ. It also has more threads than the Core i7-7920HQ. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 2600X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-7920HQ. Also, the Ryzen 5 2600X has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i7-7920HQ outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 2600X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
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 2600X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.