AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
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Price 279,- 279,- 246,- 229,- 219,95
Processor cores Hexa-Core (6) Hexa-Core (6) Hexa-Core (6) Octa-Core (8) Hexa-Core (6)
Threads 12 6 12 16 12
Socket (CPU) AM4 (3rd gen AMD) 1151 (8th + 9th gen Intel) AM4 (3rd gen AMD) AM4 (2nd gen AMD) AM4 (2nd gen AMD)

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This product is our choice for an AMD processor for advanced gaming.
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Key specs

Processor cores
Hexa-Core (6)
Socket (CPU)
AM4 (3rd gen AMD)
Clock speed
3,8 GHz
Turbo speed
4,4 GHz

Pros and cons

According to our Processor expert
  • Pros:
    Thanks to the 6 cores and 12 threads you can perform multiple heavy tasks at the same time, such as gaming and extracting files at the same time.
  • Pros:
    Due to the high 35 MB combined cache, your processor works very quickly.
  • Pros:
    With this cpu you get a Wraith Spire processor cooler included, without LED lighting.
  • Con:
    The processor has no integrated gpu, so you need a separate video card.
  • Con:
    This processor works exclusively with an AM4 (3rd gen AMD) socket motherboard and 500 series chipset.
Product Expert Processors


The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X has an AM4 socket and only works with 500-series chipsets (X570 for example). Make sure your motherboard has the correct socket and chipset, otherwise your processor will not work.


Play your favorite games or edit photos with the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X. This is a middle class CPU from AMD's newest Ryzen 3000 series. This processor has 6 cores and 12 threads, making hyperthreading possible. The 3600X is considerably faster than the 3600 variant. This X version has a maximum clock speed of no less than 4.4 GHz. The 3600X uses the new Zen 2 7nm architecture, which delivers high performance with low power consumption. Thanks to 32 MB of L3 cache and 3 MB of L2 cache, this processor processes data at lightning speed. The memory controller supports DDR4 RAM with a maximum memory speed of 3200 MHz.

Included by default

  • Wraith Spire processor cooler

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Product number
Manufacturer code
3 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty

Physical properties

Socket (CPU)
AM4 (3rd gen AMD)