IntelBX80637I53570K
AMDYD160XBCAEWOF

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.4GHz Ivy Bridge (2012)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,376 user samples
39,996 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 55th / 967
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
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4,380 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 967
Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75.8 % -12% 85 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts -5% 110 Pts +5%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
392 Pts -3% 402 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
402 Pts -129% 922 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+129%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts +3% 120 Pts -3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts +3% 470 Pts -3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts -108% 1014 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+108%
Market Share
Based on 4,673,269 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.07 % Much higher market share.
+65%
0.65 % -65%
Value
Value For Money
65.2 % -43% 93 % Much better value.
+43%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
78 % -17% 91 % More popular.
+17%
Price
Price (score)
$436 -47% $230 Much cheaper.
+47%
Age
Newest
64 Months -94% 4 Months Hugely more recent.
+94%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts More energy efficient.
+19%
95 Watts -19%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -50% 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -200% 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
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
123 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+6%
116 Pts -6%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
125 Pts +2% 123 Pts -2%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
484 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+6%
457 Pts -6%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
493 Pts +1% 486 Pts -1%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
483 Pts -106% 997 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+106%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
492 Pts -106% 1015 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+106%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge (2012) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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The Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge processor is one of Intel's best performers to date. In terms of real world performance this processor offers far more than most users are likely to ever need. Scoring 2012 points on the PassMark Single Thread benchmark, the 3570K is within a few percent of the fastest processors currently available and at 77 watts TDP it's no energy hog either. The server orientated GeekBench and PassMark scores of 13920 and 7144 put the 3570K at just over the 50% marker in terms of total processing capacity compared to the other processors in the group test. For server based workloads more performance is available from the Core i7 range of processors but for typical consumer use this processor is already far more powerful than it needs to be. [May '13 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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