AMD100-100000159BOX
AMD100-100000159BOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2020.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,576 user samples
10,788 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 137th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
10,788 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 137th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.1 % 81.1 %
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.1 % 81.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.2 Pts 78.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts 136 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
263 Pts 263 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
452 Pts 452 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
721 Pts 721 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
86.5 Pts 86.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts 141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts 281 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
506 Pts 506 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
777 Pts 777 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,563,090 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % 0.11 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % 0.11 %
Value
Value For Money
91.4 % 91.4 %
Value
Value For Money
91.4 % 91.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 71 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 71 %
Price
Price (score)
$180 $180
Price
Price (score)
$180 $180
Age
Newest
16 Months 16 Months
Age
Newest
16 Months 16 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
779 Pts 779 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
723 Pts 723 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 3300X is a 4-core Ryzen CPU. Priced at just $120 USD, it offers far better value to gamers than all the previous Ryzen CPUs. This is great news for potential buyers, but bad luck for gamers that recently spent nearly three times more on the 8-core 3700X. The reduction from eight to four cores results in more efficient caching and higher boost clocks. AMD’s marketing has abruptly broken from the firmly established “moar cores” mantra to a conveniently realistic: four cores are actually okay. Shifting goalposts this quickly reveals an unhealthy focus on first time buyers and a brazen disregard for existing customers. Sales tactics aside, unfortunately the 3300X remains constrained by architectural latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Comparing an overclocked 3300X pegged at 4425 MHz to a stock Intel Core i3-10100 running at 4100 MHz shows that the i3-10100 delivers better gaming performance in four out of five games. The 10100 also includes an iGPU with QuickSync hardware encoding. Since additional cores make little difference to gamers, there are no significant upgrades beyond the 3300X in the Ryzen product stack. In order to achieve better gaming performance, it is necessary to upgrade to a higher tier Intel CPU. Despite the barrage of anonymous hearsay pushed on social media, users will be hard pressed to find actual use cases that favor the 3300X over the i3-10100, especially when the 10100 is not handicapped by 2666 MHz RAM. Gamers are bottlenecked by the Ryzen architecture and desktop users need integrated graphics. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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