AMDYD1700BBAEBOX
IntelBX80662I56600K

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 142,857 user samples
35,174 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 981
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
107,683 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 981
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.7 % -6% 88.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts -22% 122 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
388 Pts -19% 461 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+19%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1113 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+135%
473 Pts -135%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts -24% 143 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts -23% 564 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1308 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+132%
565 Pts -132%
Market Share
Based on 6,886,136 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % -43% 1.33 % Much higher market share.
+43%
Value
Value For Money
83.9 % -18% 98.8 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
135 % More popular.
+23%
110 % -23%
Price
Price (score)
$290 -24% $220 Cheaper.
+24%
Age
Newest
10 Months Much more recent.
+66%
29 Months -66%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
91 Watts -29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores -100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
4 threads -300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz -17% 3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz -5% 3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts -26% 140 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+26%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts -24% 149 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+24%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
443 Pts -24% 548 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+24%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
477 Pts -22% 583 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+22%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1270 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+132%
547 Pts -132%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1316 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+125%
585 Pts -125%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 530
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