AMD Ryzen 5 2600 / Ryzen 7 2700 Benchmarks On Linux, 9-Way Ubuntu CPU Comparison
Next up are performance-per-dollar metrics based upon retail pricing on the processors obtained via Amazon.com in the United States at the time of these benchmarks.
The Ryzen 5 2600 at $189 USD was the front-runner in the Linux gaming tests based upon the processors I had available for testing, paired with the Radeon RX Vega 64.
In the Blender 3D performance, the Ryzen 5 2600 again took the cake.
If you are constructing a build server or doing a lot of code compiling, the Ryzen 5 2600 and Core i5 8400 were basically tied for delivering the best value.
The Ryzen 5 2600 tended to lead in the performance-per-dollar aspect compared to these other Intel and AMD current-generation processors.