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

8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 73,064 user samples
70,175 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1165
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
2,889 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 372nd / 1165
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87 % Much faster effective speed.
+79%
48.6 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+62%
68.1 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
420 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+79%
234 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
911 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+125%
404 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+43%
82.7 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
471 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+52%
309 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1006 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+87%
539 Pts
Market Share
Based on 18,449,236 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.54 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,700%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
114 % Hugely better value.
+82%
62.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
119 % Hugely more popular.
+109%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$142 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
$150
Age
Newest
27 Months Much more recent.
+53%
58 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+29%
88.1 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+58%
77.7 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
453 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+38%
328 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
492 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+73%
284 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
977 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+77%
551 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1014 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+116%
470 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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