IntelBX80662I56600K
AMDYD180XBCAEWOF

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 82,002 user samples
76,714 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 968
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
5,288 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 968
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
89.5 % -2% 91.1 % +2%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
111 Pts -10%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+12%
415 Pts -12%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
476 Pts -160% 1239 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+160%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+20%
120 Pts -20%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
567 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+19%
477 Pts -19%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
570 Pts -138% 1354 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+138%
Market Share
Based on 4,691,116 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.74 % Hugely higher market share.
+270%
0.47 % -270%
Value
Value For Money
100 % Better value.
+26%
79.6 % -26%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
95 % -6%
Price
Price (score)
$217 Much cheaper.
+48%
$418 -48%
Age
Newest
24 Months -79% 5 Months Much more recent.
+79%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts +4% 95 Watts -4%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -100% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -300% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -3% 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz -3% 4 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
140 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+20%
117 Pts -20%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
149 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+20%
124 Pts -20%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
549 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+19%
462 Pts -19%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
586 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+19%
492 Pts -19%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
553 Pts -141% 1334 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+141%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
591 Pts -130% 1357 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+130%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake (2015) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 None
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