AMD100-100000031BOX
IntelBX8070110600K

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.1GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 284 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+22%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps 106 EFps +5%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps 139 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+6%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
119 EFps 139 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+17%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps 139 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+6%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 543,075 user samples
536,292 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 73rd / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
6,783 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.9 % 96.4 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.1 Pts 92.4 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 142 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts 280 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts 539 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+11%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
806 Pts 883 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+10%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88 Pts 97.4 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts 155 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts 308 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+13%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
539 Pts 605 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
881 Pts 992 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+13%
Market Share
Based on 34,399,051 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.41 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,278%
0.32 %
Value
Value For Money
92.9 % 98.2 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
202 % 211 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+23%
$260
Age
Newest
15 Months 5 Months Much more recent.
+67%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4.1 GHz Faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.8 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+14%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1137 Pts 1244 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+9%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1051 Pts 1124 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+7%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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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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Intel’s tenth gen, six-core i5-10600K is one of the fastest consumer CPUs currently available. Out of the box, its maximum all core frequency is 4.5 GHz, but a simple overclock allows all 12 threads to hit 5.0 GHz. Although a new Z490 (LGA1200) motherboard is required, Intel have indicated that LGA1200 will remain compatible with Rocket Lake CPUs which are due later this year. The eight-core Ryzen 3700X currently competes in the 10600K’s price bracket. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn but If dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync is not an option, the 3700X can outperform the 10600K in encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU. Meanwhile, the 10600K is better for almost everything else. Currently, the real problem with the 10600K, and much of the Comet Lake line up, is availability. Whilst there was a paper launch in Q2 2020, at the time of writing, the 10600K is still largely unavailable for purchase. In order to achieve better value for money, without compromising on gaming performance, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9600K which is 26% cheaper and offers similar gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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