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AMDZen 4 Hype Train
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,072,640 user samples
1,072,639 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 155th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
1 User Benchmark
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 104% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 104% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.1 % 104 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
76.3 Pts 77.7 Pts +2%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
133 Pts 195 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+47%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
259 Pts 391 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+51%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
483 Pts 702 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+45%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
792 Pts 1076 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+36%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+13%
77.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
141 Pts 195 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+38%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
281 Pts 391 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+39%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
546 Pts 702 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+29%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
869 Pts 1076 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+24%
Market Share
Based on 58,741,185 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % Much more popular.
+74%
54 %
Age
Newest
42 Months 5+ Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1091 Pts 1240 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
999 Pts 1240 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+24%
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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Within minutes of this unrealistic, pre-release, result appearing on userbenchmark, AMD’s marketing machinery declared a 20% victory over the 12900K whilst simultaneously slandering userbenchmark via hundreds of “news” outlets and thousands of supposedly disinterested twitter, reddit, forum and youtube accounts. Buying new AMD products is like buying used cars: it takes time, experience and a taste for sales hype. It’s difficult for consumers to make rational choices because AMD completely dominates “news” and social media channels. Ten years ago, when AMD was the underdog, this type of marketing was understandable. Today, with a capitalization of $150 Billion USD, it’s disrespectful to AMD's own users. Even with Intel's marketing department permanently asleep at the wheel, If these practices continue, Ryzen may eventually end up in the same state as Radeon. Following a series of overhyped releases, consumers have little interest in the Radeon brand. The combined market share for all AMD’s (discrete) Radeon RX 5000 and 6000 GPUs (Jun ’22 Steam stats) is just 2%. Meanwhile, Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for 5%. If Zen 4 actually delivers anywhere near a 57% real-world single core uplift, we will bow down, call AMD king, and commit seppuku! AMD’s new architecture is, once again, optimized to shine in specific benchmarks. Realistically, even if Zen 4 only catches Intel's 12th gen. (Alder Lake) in a handful of real-world scenarios, it will be a big step forward for AMD. A few weeks after Zen 4 (est. Sep 27), Intel’s 13th gen. (Raptor Lake) is scheduled to launch. Smart shoppers will do well to wait until then, before considering a purchase. Despite AMD’s Neanderthal marketing techniques, it’s hard not to admire the speed of their technical progress. AMD-Raptor-4 and Intel-Zen-13 would be better fitting product names. [Jul '22 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2023 CPU Rankings.

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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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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Intel Core i5-13600K $310Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $410Crucial MX500 250GB $30
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