AMD
$110
Intel
 $110 

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Bulldozer.
Release date: Q4 2011.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,002 user samples
20,888 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 43% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 24% Base clock 3.95 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 24% Great: 43%
SPEED RANK: 592nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
114 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 18% Base clock 4.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 8% Base clock 3.8 GHz
Poor: 8% Great: 18%
SPEED RANK: 1059th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
36.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+156%
14.3 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
60.4 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+81%
33.3 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+137%
47.7 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
190 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+294%
48.2 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
195 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+295%
49.4 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
70.5 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+62%
43.4 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+113%
63.4 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+265%
62.7 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
232 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+268%
63.1 Pts
Market Share
Based on 23,792,977 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
51 %
Age
Newest
99 Months 70+ Months More recent.
+29%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+265%
63.1 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
196 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+291%
50.1 Pts
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The AMD FX-4100 is an inexpensive entry level quad-core processor. It was released in Q4 of 2011 and at the time was AMD’s budget chip on its latest Bulldozer architecture. Its base clock speed of 3.6 GHz boosts to 3.8 GHz in turbo mode and with appropriate cooling can be over-clocked to speeds of 4.9 GHz. Even though these numbers appear impressive, the real world effective speed only averages 59. This should be fine for general computing and even gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. It’s the FX-4100’s single-core performance which lets it down when compared to similarly priced Intel processors such as the Core i3-3225. Since the majority of daily computing relies single core performance typical desktop users will find better value elsewhere. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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The Pentium 4 3.8GHZ is Godly in terms of CLock speeds. but before 2005 intel and amd were competing because of the GHZ WAR. where companies rushed to get 4 GHZ but today the low amount of cache and the low amount of transisters makes it a intel celeron N3350 Level of peformance [Jul '19 Jayblue873]

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