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Ryzen 5 3600 or Ryzen 5 3500x

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Should I buy 3500x instead of 3600. I mostly play games at 1080p. In my country (Banglades), the price difference is like  50 dollar. I am using 1060 3gb. (Maybe update later). Sometimes my brother do some rendering in premier pro. (Not frequent). 

 

Im currently using 4 core i5 6402p. Is it noticeable to jump from 4 core to 6 core? Budget is also a problem. 

 

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Considering that the 3600 is the best bang-for-buck gaming CPU right now and that you might upgrade your GPU later, I will say that you should buy the 3600.


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If you're playing at 1080p 60Hz, you could go for used 2600 instead with some nice B450 board.


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The 3500X is great for gaming only purposes, and if you ever need CPU upgrades down the line the 4000 series will be an option.

2 minutes ago, Uptivuptiz said:

Considering that the 3600 is the best bang-for-buck gaming CPU right now

It is in the United States, but that's because there's no cheaper Zen 2 options. The 3500X really changed things up in Asia for gaming only PCs.


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2 minutes ago, Fasauceome said:

It is in the United States, but that's because there's no cheaper Zen 2 options. The 3500X really changed things up in Asia for gaming only PCs.

Thank you for that info. I didn't know this :) 


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The Ryzen 5 2600 or 2600X if cheaper or same price are a better alternative than the R5 3500X.

 

Losing Cache and SMT you are getting essentially an weaker i5 9400F which won't have a whole lot of breathing room and offer worse 1% and 0.1% low performance in gaming.


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