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4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 77,991 user samples
21,978 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 179th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
56,013 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66.8 % 87 % Much faster effective speed.
+30%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
93.5 Pts 109 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
325 Pts 420 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+29%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
522 Pts 915 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+75%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
403 Pts 467 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
633 Pts 1007 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+59%
Market Share
Based on 15,638,735 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % 0.62 % Hugely higher market share.
+158%
Value
Value For Money
91 % 111 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 115 % Much more popular.
+40%
Price
Price (score)
$128 Cheaper.
+17%
$153
Age
Newest
23 Months 23 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
107 Pts 114 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+7%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
116 Pts 123 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
392 Pts 452 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+15%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
416 Pts 491 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+18%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
614 Pts 974 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+59%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
639 Pts 1015 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+59%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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