AMDYD1200BBAEBOX
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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.1GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q3 2017.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 46,652 user samples
14,963 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 154th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
31,689 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 42nd / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
68.5 % 86.1 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
95 Pts 108 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+14%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts 416 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
361 Pts 905 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+151%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 118 Pts +3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts 471 Pts +4%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
452 Pts 1006 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+123%
Market Share
Based on 10,923,552 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.36 % 0.62 % Much higher market share.
+72%
Value
Value For Money
104 % +1% 103 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
79 % 109 % Much more popular.
+38%
Price
Price (score)
$96 Much cheaper.
+47%
$179
Age
Newest
13 Months More recent.
+24%
17 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.1 GHz 3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+16%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 114 Pts +3%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts 123 Pts +2%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
434 Pts 453 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
473 Pts 490 Pts +4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
434 Pts 975 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+125%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
477 Pts 1016 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+113%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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