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4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.0GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 74,499 user samples
15,345 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 106th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
59,154 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
72.6 % 83.8 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts +2% 100 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
352 Pts 389 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
578 Pts 1105 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+91%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts 115 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
420 Pts 458 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
640 Pts 1303 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+104%
Market Share
Based on 10,346,816 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % 0.78 % Hugely higher market share.
+179%
Value
Value For Money
93.1 % 93.3 % +0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % 116 % Much more popular.
+32%
Price
Price (score)
$150 Much cheaper.
+32%
$219
Age
Newest
16 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
17 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
109 Pts 111 Pts +2%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
119 Pts 120 Pts +1%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
407 Pts 439 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+8%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
439 Pts 477 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+9%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
621 Pts 1264 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+104%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
649 Pts 1311 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+102%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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