AMDYD1700BBAEBOX
AMDFD6300WMHKBOX

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.0GHz Zen (2017)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 77,730 user samples
19,625 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
58,105 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 57% Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 57%
SPEED RANK: 280th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+74%
47.9 % -74%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+46%
69.9 Pts -46%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
380 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+62%
234 Pts -62%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1128 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+254%
319 Pts -254%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+45%
80.1 Pts -45%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
464 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+62%
287 Pts -62%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1316 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+232%
396 Pts -232%
Market Share
Based on 5,086,830 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.5 % -4% 1.56 % +4%
Value
Value For Money
85.8 % Slightly better value.
+10%
77.8 % -10%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
129 % Much more popular.
+79%
72 % -79%
Price
Price (score)
$270 -70% $80 Much cheaper.
+70%
Age
Newest
6 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
59 Months -90%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts -32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores -33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+167%
6 threads -167%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm -56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz -17% 3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz -11% 4.1 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+11%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
113 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+30%
87.1 Pts -30%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+61%
74.5 Pts -61%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
450 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+49%
302 Pts -49%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
480 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+87%
257 Pts -87%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1294 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+223%
400 Pts -223%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1317 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+283%
344 Pts -283%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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