AMDYD1600BBAEBOX
AMDFD9590FHHKWOF

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 89,810 user samples
80,105 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
9,705 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 5.05 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 211th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.7 % Much faster effective speed.
+34%
61 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+25%
81.8 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
396 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+33%
298 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
855 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+63%
526 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
91.8 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
455 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
345 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
978 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+61%
607 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,895,139 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.88 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,780%
0.1 %
Value
Value For Money
101 % Better value.
+16%
87 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
138 % Hugely more popular.
+126%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$167 $113 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
13 Months Much more recent.
+78%
58 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+70%
220 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+47%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 5 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+39%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+8%
103 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+41%
85.2 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
438 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+16%
377 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
474 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+50%
316 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
947 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+53%
620 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
985 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+85%
531 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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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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