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AMD Ryzen 5 9600X is about 14% faster than 7600X according to new leaked benchmarks

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Last Updated on July 9, 2024
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AMD is all set to launch the latest Ryzen 9000 series processors at the end of this month. Every AMD fan is hyped up for them, as the new processors are expected to offer significantly better performance than the previous-gen CPUs. As we’re getting near the launch, we’re seeing new leaks appearing on the surface, and the latest one comes in the form of Ryzen 5 9600X Geekbench benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen 5 9600X gets listed on Geekbench

The Ryzen 5 9600X is a low-end CPU in the 9000 series. However, it still packs a punch when it comes to performance. Its specifications are almost the same as its predecessor, the 7600X. For starters, it has 6 cores and 12 threads paired with a base clock of 3.9 GHz. This can be boosted up to 5.4 GHz for better performance. Its TDP is also pretty low, only 65W, which is way less than the 105W TDP of the 7600X. And now, according to the latest Geekbench leak, it seems like its performance is much better too.

The latest Geekbench listing of the Ryzen 5 9600X gives us an idea about the CPU’s performance. As per it, the processor managed to score 3,284 points in single-core tests and 14,594 in multi-core tests. When compared to 7600X’s benchmarks, which scored 2,868 points in single-core tests and 12,825 scores in multi-core tests, the Ryzen 5 9600X is about 13-14% faster.

Ryzen 5 9600X Geekbench benchmarks (Image source: Geekbench)

Is the 9600X a top pick for gaming?

It is important to keep in mind that this is the first listing for the Ryzen 5 9600X on Geekbench. As we get near the launch, we can expect to see a few more of them. This will give us an even better idea of what the CPU is capable of. In any case, based on the current results, it’s clear that the 9600X will be a great choice for CPU-intensive tasks – particularly gaming. The 6-core design has been popular as a cost-effective processor for gamers in every new Ryzen generation, so this should be no different.

Two more processors from the Ryzen 9000 series also appeared on Geekbench recently. The first one is the 9900X, which appears to offer 18% better performance than the 7900X. The second processor that appeared is the Ryzen 7 9700X, which has shown better performance than Intel 14th Gen processors.

Abdul is a tech writer and Editor for PC Guide, specializing in all things tech, gaming, and hardware.