Ryzen 5 2600X vs Core i7-8569U specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 2600X beats the Core i7-8569U in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-8569U in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen 5 2600X has significantly more cores with 6 cores compared to the Core i7-8569U that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-8569U. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2600X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-8569U. Despite this, the Core i7-8569U has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i7-8569U 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.