AMDYD1600BBAEBOX
IntelBX80684I38350K

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @4.0GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 393,573 user samples
365,605 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 330th / 1337
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
27,968 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 122nd / 1337
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
70.7 % 83.7 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
72.7 Pts 89.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+23%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.6 Pts 121 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+21%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
194 Pts 240 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
370 Pts 448 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
635 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+40%
455 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
80.4 Pts 96.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+20%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts 143 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+28%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
221 Pts 285 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+29%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
434 Pts 543 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+25%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
733 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+35%
543 Pts
Market Share
Based on 50,017,882 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.45 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,400%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
70.8 % 99.2 % Much better value.
+40%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % More popular.
+29%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$277 $150 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
57 Months 52 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
91 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+25%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+11%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
979 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+79%
548 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
843 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+84%
459 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The quad core i3-8350K hails from Intel’s most recent (and as yet unreleased) generation of Coffee Lake processors. It has a stock clock of 4.0 GHz, 8MB of cache and a TDP of 95W. The 8350K is the first i3 processor to feature four cores (previous generations of i3s had two cores and four threads). With this eighth generation of processors, Intel has introduced a step change in their nomenclature which witnesses the old quad core i5s become the new quad core i3s. Our benchmarks show a 25% increase in effective speed between generations of i3 8350K vs 7350K and near equivalence between the outgoing i5-7600K and the new i3-8350K. Although the price points of Coffee Lake are not yet known, if Intel keep them roughly in line with the previous generations (i3 ~= $140) this will represent the best improvement in value for money since Sandy Bridge as the 8350K at $140 would be 34.8% cheaper than a 7600K at $215. Cynics among us will see this as an effort to fend off competition from AMD’s new multi-core Ryzen processors. It appears Intel may have been successful with this move as early benchmarks from the 8350K suggest that it beats the more expensive 8 core Ryzen 7 1700 in single and quad core performance by 25%. The 8350K is a great choice for gaming builds, but the budget will also need to factor in a complementary motherboard based on the new 300 series chipset. Expect the quad core i3-8100 which is the 8350K’s little sister featuring a base clock of 3.6 GHz, to follow shortly. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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