AMD100-100000031BOX
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 170,997 user samples
21,264 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
149,733 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
82.3 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
119 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
259 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+10%
235 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
502 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+9%
462 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
820 Pts 860 Pts +5%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1052 Pts 1292 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
126 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+9%
249 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
492 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
883 Pts 962 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+9%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1116 Pts 1394 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+25%
Market Share
Based on 19,360,478 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.77 % Much higher market share.
+52%
1.82 %
Value
Value For Money
96.1 % Slightly better value.
+11%
86.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
138 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
127 %
Price
Price (score)
$198 Cheaper.
+15%
$233
Age
Newest
1 Months Hugely more recent.
+93%
15 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%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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