AMDFD9590FHHKWOF
IntelBX80662I76700K

8 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.7GHz Piledriver (2012)

4 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.0GHz Skylake (2015)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 140,194 user samples
7,011 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 163rd / 966
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
133,183 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 966
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
61.2 % -49% 91.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+49%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
82.4 Pts -55% 128 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+55%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
299 Pts -50% 448 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+50%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
523 Pts -31% 684 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+31%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
90.4 Pts -58% 143 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+58%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
344 Pts -54% 531 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+54%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
588 Pts -32% 777 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+32%
Market Share
Based on 4,449,043 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % -1,248% 2.83 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,248%
Value
Value For Money
82.9 % -7% 88.8 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % -36% 99 % Much more popular.
+36%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Much cheaper.
+59%
$315 -59%
Age
Newest
48 Months -52% 23 Months Much more recent.
+52%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts -59% 91 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+59%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores -100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 0% 8 threads 0%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm -56% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
4 GHz -17%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
4.2 GHz -19%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
102 Pts -37% 140 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+37%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
84.2 Pts -75% 147 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+75%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
376 Pts -36% 512 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+36%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
317 Pts -73% 547 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+73%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
603 Pts -19% 717 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+19%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
512 Pts -59% 815 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+59%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 530
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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '14 CPUPro]

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The Core i7-6700K is Intel's latest "Skylake" flagship processor. It replaces the hugely successful i7-4790K and takes the crown as the fastest mainstream consumer CPU available. Comparing performance and specs between the 4790K and 6700K shows that the configuration is largely unchanged (same base clocks, cores, threads) but the improved manufacturing process (14nm) brings a small reduction in TDP and a performance improvement of 8%; almost exactly the same jump as between the Ivy Bridge 3770K and Haswell 4770K. Owners of any unlocked-K Intel CPU from Sandy Bridge or onwards still have no real reason to upgrade as the performance improvements are largely academic but the i7-6700K will be the CPU of choice for the vast majority of top end PC builds in 2015. [Aug '15 CPUPro]

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