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4 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.5GHz Zen (2017)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,307 user samples
3,396 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 63rd / 971
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
6,911 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 971
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.9 % -21% 91 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts -5% 111 Pts +5%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
362 Pts -14% 413 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+14%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
590 Pts -112% 1250 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+112%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts -4% 120 Pts +4%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
423 Pts -13% 476 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+13%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
644 Pts -110% 1353 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+110%
Market Share
Based on 5,138,009 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.4 % -2% 0.41 % +2%
Value
Value For Money
93.8 % Slightly better value.
+14%
82.4 % -14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % -10% 97 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$160 Much cheaper.
+58%
$380 -58%
Age
Newest
5 Months More recent.
+17%
6 Months -17%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts -32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -100% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -100% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -3% 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz -8% 4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
112 Pts -4% 116 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
119 Pts -3% 123 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
413 Pts -12% 461 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+12%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
438 Pts -12% 490 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+12%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
636 Pts -110% 1333 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+110%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
646 Pts -110% 1355 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+110%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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