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AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2014.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 279,163 user samples
3,123 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 29% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 29% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 464th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
276,040 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 89th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
42.5 % 75.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+77%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
65.7 Pts 111 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+69%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 218 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+74%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 421 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+84%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
384 Pts 694 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+81%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.8 Pts 119 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+44%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts 238 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+52%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
303 Pts 472 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+56%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
520 Pts 786 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+51%
Market Share
Based on 22,395,104 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 2.89 % Insanely higher market share.
+14,350%
Value
Value For Money
52.4 % 96.1 % Hugely better value.
+83%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 140 % Hugely more popular.
+141%
Price
Price (score)
$130 $115 Slightly cheaper.
+12%
Age
Newest
63 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+70%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
524 Pts 1008 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+92%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts 909 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+134%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The FX-8370E is an energy efficient Vishera eight core desktop processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is the energy efficient version of the FX-8370 boasting a lower TDP of 95 Watts versus 125 Watts on the FX-8370. Comparing the 8370E and 8370 shows that the lower TDP comes at a cost: the 8370E scores a relatively lacklustre effective speed of 73 compared to the non-E version which scores 83. The lower score is consistent with the relative clock speeds: 3.3 GHz on the 8370E versus 4.0 GHz on the 8370. Priced the same as the 8370, there is a direct choice between being green or speedy. Or, if you don’t really need the above average multi-threaded performance that the 8370E offers, then you may be better off with the superb single-threaded performance from any number of Intel’s offerings. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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