AMD100-100000159BOX
$120
AMD100-100000071BOX
 $120 

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
251 EFps Slightly Better CSGO EFps.
+8%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
99 EFps 105 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+6%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps +1% 130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
113 EFps 124 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+10%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
128 EFps 141 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+10%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 223,415 user samples
2,807 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 103rd / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
220,608 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82.5 % 88.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.7 Pts 79.9 Pts +0%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts 136 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
263 Pts 269 Pts +2%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts 516 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+13%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
725 Pts 931 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+28%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.4 Pts 89.3 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts +1% 141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts 281 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
524 Pts 547 Pts +4%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
786 Pts 1016 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+29%
Market Share
Based on 31,470,698 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % 3 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,479%
Value
Value For Money
104 % Better value.
+18%
87.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
115 % 173 % Much more popular.
+50%
Price
Price (score)
$120 Much cheaper.
+57%
$280
Age
Newest
2 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
13 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.4 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
786 Pts 1493 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+90%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
730 Pts 1418 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+94%
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 Ryzen CPUs before it. This is great news for potential buyers, and 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. Maybe they had an epiphany: “less coars”! Shifting goalposts this quickly reveals both an unhealthy focus on first time buyers and a brazen disregard for existing customers. Marketing aside, the 3300X remains constrained by high 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. Aside from the mob of marketers that steamroll social media with anonymous accounts (reddit, forums, youtube etc.), users will be hard pressed to find arguments for actual use cases that favor the 3300X over the i3-10100. Gamers are bottlenecked by the Ryzen architecture and desktop users need integrated graphics. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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The 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The heavily hyped 3700X, paired with a 2060S, offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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