AMDFD9590FHHKWOF
IntelBX8070110100

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.7GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2013.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 47,306 user samples
26,106 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 5.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 364th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
21,200 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 91st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
68 % 85.4 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
82.9 Pts 89.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
79.8 Pts 126 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+58%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts 244 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+59%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
287 Pts 441 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+54%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
498 Pts 666 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+34%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.8 Pts 94.4 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.1 Pts 132 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+48%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
176 Pts 258 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+47%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
334 Pts 493 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+48%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
578 Pts 692 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+20%
Market Share
Based on 46,465,457 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.27 % Hugely higher market share.
+800%
Value
Value For Money
64.1 % 97.8 % Much better value.
+53%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 87 % Much more popular.
+55%
Price
Price (score)
$344 $170 Much cheaper.
+51%
Age
Newest
98 Months 16 Months Hugely more recent.
+84%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+70%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+31%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
577 Pts 695 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+20%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
504 Pts 671 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+33%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '14 CPUPro]

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The i3-10100 is Intel’s entry level 10th generation Comet Lake processor and represents the best value for money within the line-up. This quad-core hyper-threaded 65 Watt processor ships with a cooler and is capable of 4.3 GHz single and 4.1 GHz all core boosts. Although the i3-10100 requires a new LGA1200 motherboard, Intel have guaranteed that LGA1200 will be compatible with the next generation of Rocket Lake CPUs, expected later this year. Running at stock (2666 MHz) RAM frequency handicaps performance by as much as 15% so gamers should pair the 10100 with a Z490 motherboard. This will both open an upgrade path to higher tier "K" tier CPUs and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). When paired with an RTX 2060S, the 10100 lags just 13% behind the i9-10900K flagship. The 10100 allows budget gamers to allocate more money towards a better GPU which often results in a stronger overall gaming system. At a retail price of $122 USD, the 10100 competes against AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 3 3300X. Game EFps and effective speed benchmarks show that the 10100’s lower memory latency gives it the edge. In addition, unlike the 3300X, the 10100 also packs integrated graphics with Quick Sync hardware encoding, which alleviates the need for desktop users to purchase a separate GPU. In order to achieve better value for money, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9100F, which, when paired with a 2060S, is 39% cheaper ($75 USD) for comparable gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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