AMD100-100000031BOX
$200
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX
 $200 

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2019.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 127,346 user samples
4 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 98% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 98% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
127,342 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 89% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 89% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
105 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
99.1 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
119 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
517 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+12%
462 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1063 Pts 1287 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+21%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
126 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
531 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
493 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1105 Pts 1386 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+25%
Market Share
Based on 17,689,154 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 2.38 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
121 % Better value.
+20%
101 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % 144 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+29%
$280
Age
Newest
0 Months Hugely more recent.
+100%
13 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+42%
12 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
125 Pts +2% 122 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
148 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+13%
131 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
493 Pts +4% 475 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
587 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+14%
513 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1044 Pts 1349 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+29%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1089 Pts 1403 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+29%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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