AMDYD1600BBAEBOX
IntelBX8071512600K

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

10 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q4 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 369,496 user samples
368,425 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 319th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
1,071 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 100% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 100% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
70.5 % 109 % Much faster effective speed.
+55%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
72.7 Pts 82.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+14%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.6 Pts 190 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+93%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
193 Pts 376 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+95%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
368 Pts 724 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+97%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
620 Pts 1248 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+101%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
80.6 Pts 93.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+16%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 201 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+81%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
219 Pts 401 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+83%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts 784 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+82%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
718 Pts 1387 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+93%
Market Share
Based on 48,332,893 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.49 % Higher market share.
+22%
0.4 %
Value
Value For Money
83.1 % 107 % Better value.
+28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 99 % Much more popular.
+36%
Price
Price (score)
$153 Much cheaper.
+49%
$300
Age
Newest
55 Months 1 Months Hugely more recent.
+98%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 10 cores Much higher core count.
+67%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 10 nm Newer manufacturing.
+29%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+16%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4.9 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+36%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
953 Pts 2058 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+116%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
819 Pts 1872 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+129%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 770
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Intel’s latest 10-core i5-12600K Alder Lake desktop processor offers an impressive 50% 64-core performance improvement over it's predecessor. The 12600K combines six hyper-threaded Golden Cove P-cores with clock speeds up to 4.9 GHz and four energy efficient Gracemont E-cores for a total of 16 threads. Alder Lake CPUs have a new LGA 1700 socket which requires new cooler brackets and a new Z690 motherboard. Z690 brings several new features including PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 memory. Most Z690 boards will ship in both DDR4 and DDR5 variants. DDR4 is likely the better option, at least until DDR5 prices settle. With an MRSP of just $290 USD, the 12600K is both cheaper and faster than the competition in both single and, notably, multi-core performance. As a result, even AMD's prolific marketing infrastructure (youtube, reddit, forums etc.) will struggle to drive sales, at least until Zen 4 launches (est. early 2023). In the meantime, Intel's i5-12600K is the obvious choice for consumers that do not wish to pay over the odds for almost unparalleled performance in the majority of workloads including gaming. That said, gamers that already own a K series CPU from the 8th gen. or higher will see limited gains in the majority of titles when paired with a 3060 (or lower) tier GPU. In some cases (e.g. PUBG or Overwatch) gamers will see fewer frame drops by disabling the E-Cores all together. If recent history is a guide, stock levels at MSRP are likely to deplete rapidly. [Nov '21 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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