AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Xeon E-2274G

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

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$ 230
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$ 436

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

52 %
6% slightly better overall score
49 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

69 %
2% slightly better gaming score
67 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

46 %
6% slightly better multitasking score
43 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

45 %
9% slightly better heavy workload score
41 %

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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
11% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
5 GHz
15% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

95 W
83 W
14% slightly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

314th of 1,335
343rd of 1,335


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
Xeon E

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2018
May 2019

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 2600X vs Xeon E-2274G specs and performance

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 2600X beats the Xeon E-2274G in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E-2274G 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 Xeon E-2274G that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Xeon E-2274G. Our comparison shows that the Xeon E-2274G has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 2600X. Also, the Xeon E-2274G has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Xeon E-2274G outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 2600X thanks to a slightly 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 2600X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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