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6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@3.5GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,899 user samples
13,143 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 980
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
65,756 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 4 GHz
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 37% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 294th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+81%
47.8 % -81%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+57%
69.6 Pts -57%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
418 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+79%
234 Pts -79%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
909 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+186%
318 Pts -186%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+49%
79 Pts -49%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+66%
282 Pts -66%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1009 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+163%
384 Pts -163%
Market Share
Based on 6,299,440 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.79 % -78% 1.41 % Much higher market share.
+78%
Value
Value For Money
96.3 % Better value.
+22%
79 % -22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % More popular.
+28%
76 % -28%
Price
Price (score)
$220 -65% $76 Much cheaper.
+65%
Age
Newest
8 Months Hugely more recent.
+87%
62 Months -87%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 0% 95 Watts 0%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 0% 6 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
6 threads -100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm -56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz +3% 3.5 GHz -3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz -2% 4.1 GHz +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+33%
85.7 Pts -33%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+67%
73.5 Pts -67%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
451 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+54%
293 Pts -54%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
486 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+91%
254 Pts -91%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
980 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+149%
393 Pts -149%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1013 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+201%
337 Pts -201%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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