AMD Ryzen 5 vs. Intel Core i5 in games: the conclusion

Which CPU is the best choice for gaming?

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Benchmarks: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider is the last game from our selection. The RX 580 and GTX 1060 trade blows in this game depending on the resolution and setting, however Intel consistently outperforms AMD. The RX 580 loses less performance relatively than the GTX 1060, when switching to AMD.


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two products discussed in this review

  Product Lowest price

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Boxed

Socket AM4, 3.6 GHz, 6 cores, 95 W, 14 nm

Specifications Test results Reviews Prices

£188.28

Avg. £202.91
8 shops, 7x stock

Intel Core i5 7600K Boxed

Socket 1151, 3.8 GHz, 4 cores, 95 W, 14 nm, Integrated graphics

Specifications Test results Reviews Prices

£99.98

Avg. £208.18
7 shops, 6x stock

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