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8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.4GHz Zen (2017)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,458 user samples
3,762 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
1,696 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.7 % +5% 83.8 % -5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts -2% 109 Pts +2%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
399 Pts +1% 395 Pts -1%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1196 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+31%
911 Pts -31%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts -2% 120 Pts +2%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts 0% 470 Pts 0%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1338 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+33%
1006 Pts -33%
Market Share
Based on 4,104,252 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.66 % Higher market share.
+18%
0.56 % -18%
Value
Value For Money
85.2 % -8% 91.8 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % -4% 85 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$315 -27% $229 Cheaper.
+27%
Age
Newest
3 Months -33% 2 Months Much more recent.
+33%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 0% 95 Watts 0%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores -33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads -33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -6% 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz -5% 4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts -3% 117 Pts +3%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
122 Pts -2% 124 Pts +2%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
455 Pts -1% 458 Pts +1%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
485 Pts +0% 483 Pts -0%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1314 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+32%
996 Pts -32%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1337 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+32%
1011 Pts -32%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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