IntelBX80662I36100
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

2 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.7GHz Skylake (2015)

6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.2GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 43,213 user samples
23,342 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 67%
SPEED RANK: 161st / 970
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
19,871 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
62.3 % -28% 79.8 % Faster effective speed.
+28%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts +5% 103 Pts -5%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
287 Pts -32% 378 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+32%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
296 Pts -190% 858 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+190%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts +1% 114 Pts -1%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
314 Pts -44% 452 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+44%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
316 Pts -207% 970 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+207%
Market Share
Based on 5,095,848 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.54 % -331% 2.33 % Hugely higher market share.
+331%
Value
Value For Money
89 % -4% 92.7 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
78 % -46% 114 % Much more popular.
+46%
Price
Price (score)
$112 Much cheaper.
+42%
$195 -42%
Age
Newest
23 Months -78% 5 Months Much more recent.
+78%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
47 Watts More energy efficient.
+28%
65 Watts -28%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores -200% 6 cores Hugely higher core count.
+200%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -200% 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+16%
3.2 GHz -16%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz -3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
113 Pts +2% 111 Pts -2%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts 0% 118 Pts 0%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
291 Pts -51% 439 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+51%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
329 Pts -42% 467 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+42%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
291 Pts -228% 955 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+228%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
330 Pts -194% 970 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+194%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake (2015) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 None
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