As if there were doubts that AMD has come to match Intel in IPC, the new Ryzen 5 3600 from the Zen 2 family seems to have surpassed the current top of Intel range, the Core i9-9900KF, in the bank of PassMark tests to a single thread. Look at the comparative table below and you will see 3600 leading the list with 2981 points, 1.77% more than the Intel i9-9900KF. It also exceeds 9900K by 2.86%.
The trouble is that the table does not mention if the processor has performed the test with the serial frequencies (3.60 GHz base and 4.20 GHz boost) or if it has been overclocked. In the case of Intel, the processor can reach 5 GHz. As is the case with a single-wire test, it is usually assumed that boost multipliers are applied to all chips. Nor can the result be ruled out because it lacks more precision in the data, since AMD has been doing the duties in question of IPC during the last three years, and that makes that position in the list totally possible. Last week we saw how the Ryzen 5 3600 was in his first published review, did you miss it?
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