AMDAD860KXBJASBX
IntelBX8071513400F

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.7GHz, Steamroller.
Release date: Q3 2014.

10 Cores, 16 Threads @2.5GHz, Raptor Lake.
Release date: Q1 2023.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,212 user samples
29,887 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 937th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
8,325 User Benchmarks
Great bench: 110% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Poor bench: 101% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 101% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 60th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
45.4 % 106 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+132%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
61.7 Pts 81.7 Pts Much lower memory latency.
+32%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
62.3 Pts 185 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+197%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
112 Pts 368 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+229%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
170 Pts 693 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+308%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
174 Pts 1162 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+568%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
76.1 Pts 90.1 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+18%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
70.1 Pts 192 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+174%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
131 Pts 384 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+193%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
205 Pts 747 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+264%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
204 Pts 1233 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+504%
Market Share
Based on 68,236,560 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.25 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,400%
Value
Value For Money
72.3 % 121 % Much better value.
+67%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 91 % Much more popular.
+69%
Price
Price (score)
$51 Much cheaper.
+70%
$170
Age
Newest
119 Months 18 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 10 cores Hugely higher core count.
+150%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
28 nm 10 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+64%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+48%
2.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.6 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+15%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
204 Pts 1677 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+722%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
175 Pts 1635 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+834%
Series
CPU Architecture
Steamroller Raptor Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FM2+ FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Raptor Lake Intel i5-13400F ($200 USD, cooler included) paired with a B660/B760 motherboard ($150 USD) and 2x8 GB DDR4 3600 RAM ($50 USD) offers good value for money to mid-range gamers. The 13400F has around 5% higher single-core and 35% higher multi-core performance than its predecessor. Although both processors feature the same Golden Cove p-cores, the 13400F has four additional energy efficient e-cores which account for the improvement in multi-core performance. The 13400F offers comparable gaming and better multi-core performance than AMD's 7600X but at a lower price and without the need for an aftermarket cooler, DDR5 memory and an expensive motherboard. Since Intel don’t care for long term relationships with PC hardware influencers, for product launches, they often end up sponsoring influencers that are mostly funded by AMD. As a result, Intel rarely get positive marketing coverage beyond launch, and their products remain relatively under priced compared to AMD. When paired with a DDR4 motherboard the 13100F/13400F CPUs (at MSRP) offer unbeatable/good value to entry/mid level PC gamers. High end gamers should investigate the 13600K, which thanks to both higher clocks and higher IPC (Raptor Cove), is around 15% faster than the 13400F. [Jan '23 CPUPro]

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