1st
AMD100-100000065BOX
  

12 Cores, 24 Threads.
Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 386,293 user samples
2,873 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 373rd / 1456
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
383,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 114th / 1456
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.6 % 95.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+34%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.3 Pts 84 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
86.4 Pts 162 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+87%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
173 Pts 315 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+82%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
344 Pts 580 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+69%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
642 Pts 883 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+38%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93 Pts 93.8 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
91.4 Pts 172 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+88%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
183 Pts 342 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+87%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
360 Pts 667 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+85%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
710 Pts 989 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 68,097,757 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.3 % Insanely higher market share.
+12,900%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 94 % Hugely more popular.
+88%
Age
Newest
119+ Months 43 Months Much more recent.
+64%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1331 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+15%
1160 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1225 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+16%
1055 Pts
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