AMD100-100000031BOX
AMD100-100000071BOX

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

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8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps 105 EFps +4%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps +1% 130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
119 EFps 124 EFps +4%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps 141 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 453,122 user samples
282,724 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 68th / 1239
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
170,398 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1239
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.1 % 88.7 % +4%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80 Pts 81.2 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts 135 Pts +4%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts 268 Pts +5%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
485 Pts 516 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
801 Pts 930 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+16%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89.5 Pts 90.9 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts 141 Pts +4%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts 281 Pts +4%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
538 Pts 550 Pts +2%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
873 Pts 1020 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+17%
Market Share
Based on 28,617,352 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.6 % Much higher market share.
+78%
2.58 %
Value
Value For Money
97.1 % Slightly better value.
+10%
88.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
198 % More popular.
+15%
172 %
Price
Price (score)
$172 Much cheaper.
+38%
$280
Age
Newest
10 Months 10 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 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 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.4 GHz +5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1130 Pts 1515 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+34%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1048 Pts 1419 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+35%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The heavily hyped 3700X offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even 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 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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