IntelBX80646G3258
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

2 Cores, 2 Threads
@3.2GHz Haswell (2013)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,789 user samples
10,126 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 3.2 GHz
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 282nd / 980
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
28,663 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.4 % -75% 84.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+75%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts -1% 102 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
196 Pts -99% 391 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+99%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
200 Pts -468% 1137 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+468%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
116 Pts -10%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
254 Pts -81% 461 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+81%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts -417% 1323 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+417%
Market Share
Based on 5,970,369 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % -793% 1.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+793%
Value
Value For Money
78.6 % -11% 87.3 % Slightly better value.
+11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % -86% 132 % Hugely more popular.
+86%
Price
Price (score)
$80 Much cheaper.
+70%
$270 -70%
Age
Newest
42 Months -81% 8 Months Hugely more recent.
+81%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
53 Watts More energy efficient.
+18%
65 Watts -18%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores -300% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
2 threads -700% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+700%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
3 GHz -7%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.2 GHz -16% 3.7 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
129 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+15%
112 Pts -15%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
128 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
121 Pts -6%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
252 Pts -77% 445 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+77%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
254 Pts -89% 479 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+89%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
255 Pts -403% 1283 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+403%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
255 Pts -421% 1329 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+421%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD None
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The Intel G3258 is the first budget Pentium processor to feature an unlocked multiplier. This enables a comfortable overclock to 4.3 GHz using just the stock heat sink and fan. At 4.3 GHz, in terms of single and dual core performance, the G3258 challenges a fully overclocked i7-4790K, the fastest CPU I have seen to date! These results are stunning considering that the G3258 is retailing for around one fifth as much as an i7-4790K. The G3258's Achilles heel is its poor multi-core performance which is over 50% weaker than the group leaders. For the vast majority of users, assuming an overclock of 4.3 GHz, the G3258 is the best value processor on the market by miles. On the other hand, users that encode multi-media or run SLI/Crossfire setups should look elsewhere. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is the least powerful of three new Ryzen 7 CPUs. The 1700 model has base and turbo clocks of 3.0 and 3.7 GHz respectively. Both of its more expensive siblings, the 1700X and 1800X, have higher clocks but they also have TDPs of 95 watts whereas the 1700 is rated at just 65 watts. Comparing IPC between Ryzen and Kaby Lake shows that Kaby Lake leads by a maximum of 9% which is great news for workstation users as this allows the 1700 to beat Intel's 6850K in multi-core workloads at almost half the price. Although the 1700 has great IPC it's somewhat limited by its relatively low (by Kaby Lake standards) clock speed which holds it back a little in both gaming and desktop workloads. For multi-core workstation use, the Ryzen 7 1700 represents the best value for money we have ever seen. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

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