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AMDAD860KXBJASBX
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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.7GHz, Steamroller.
Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 139,348 user samples
120,156 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
19,192 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 44% Base clock 4.3 GHz
Worst Bench: 24% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 24% Great: 44%
SPEED RANK: 425th / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+113%
37 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+74%
67.3 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+77%
130 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
443 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+94%
228 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
726 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+213%
232 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
949 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+309%
232 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+60%
77.4 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+64%
149 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
482 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+76%
274 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
804 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+191%
276 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1020 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+271%
275 Pts
Market Share
Based on 21,014,315 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.22 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,643%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
93.1 % Hugely better value.
+82%
51.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
141 % Hugely more popular.
+131%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$150 $85 Much cheaper.
+43%
Age
Newest
17 Months Much more recent.
+73%
62 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 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
12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+57%
28 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +5% 4 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Steamroller
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FM2+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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