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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

AMD Phenom 8600 Triple-CoreAMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
Price$52.991$45.951
Socket TypeAM2+AM2
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed2.3 GHz3.0 GHz
Turbo SpeedNot SupportedNot Supported
# of Physical Cores32
Max TDP95W89W
Yearly Running Cost$17.34$16.24
First Seen on ChartQ1 2009Q4 2008
# of Samples38981
Single Thread Rating778899
CPU Mark17061604
1 - Last seen price from our affiliates NewEgg.com & Amazon.com.


CPU Mark Rating
As of 22nd of March 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD Phenom 8600 Triple-Core
1,706
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
1,604
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,989
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,968
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,143
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
13,756
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
13,549
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 22nd of March 2019 - Higher results represent better value
AMD Phenom 8600 Triple-Core
32.20
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
34.92
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
54.80
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
42.02
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
48.07
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
85.98
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
82.12
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 22nd of March 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD Phenom 8600 Triple-Core
778
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
899
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,194
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,703
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,630
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
1,775
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
2,007
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
AMD Phenom 8600 Triple-CoreAMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
Max TDP95W89W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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