AMD100-100000022BOX
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+18%
198 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+5%
96 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps 135 EFps +3%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
119 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+5%
113 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+14%
115 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 900,440 user samples
261,643 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 94th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
638,797 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 200th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.8 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
76.3 %
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Intel Core i5-10400F Review - Six ...
12 % FarC5 19%, BFV 17%, SotTR 5%, Rage2 1%, Witcher3 3%, Civ6 21%, ACO 4%, MetroEx 9%, Sekiro 20%, Wolf2 17%
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
13 % Hitm2 24%, FarC5 13%, TWarW2 21%, SotTR 21%, ACO 11%, MetroEx 11%, MESoW 4%, Divis2 9% StrangeB 1%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
22 % Hitm2 23%, GTAV 24%, SotTR 20%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.7 Pts +1% 78 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
133 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
108 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
260 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+23%
211 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+22%
401 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
810 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+22%
664 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87.4 Pts +2% 85.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
280 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+23%
228 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
545 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+21%
450 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
876 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+17%
746 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,101,126 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.97 % 2.01 % Hugely higher market share.
+107%
Value
Value For Money
81.4 % 86.8 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 78 % More popular.
+11%
Price
Price (score)
$322 $174 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
24 Months Much more recent.
+38%
39 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+42%
12 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+13%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1128 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+17%
967 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1057 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+21%
874 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Early Q3 of 2019 sees the release of the new Ryzen 5 3600X: a hex-core, 12-thread processor. AMD are releasing five new CPUs based on their latest Zen 2 microarchitecture which delivers approximately 13% better IPC than the previous 12nm Zen+. For workstation builds the 3600X is viable, however, the $200 USD Ryzen 5 3600 represents a far better value proposition. The additional $40 USD for the 3600X basically buys a better cooler (Spire vs Stealth). This allows for an extra 200 MHz of extra base and boost clock: 3.8 / 4.4 GHz on the 3600X vs 3.6 / 4.2 GHz on the 3600, this translates to approximately 2% higher overclocked performance for 20% more money. Neither of the stock coolers on the 3600 or 3600X are as effective as a $20 USD aftermarket cooler such as the Gammaxx 400. The 3600 with a Gammaxx 400 outperforms the 3600X with a Spire cooler and when both use a Gammaxx 400 they are more or less identical. The 3600X SKU is basically a marketing gimmick designed to milk unsuspecting consumers. Comparing the 3600X to Intel’s overclocked flagship i5-9600K shows that although the 3600X has 29% faster 64-core speed, it is around 11% worse for gaming (sub eight core performance). Additionally, the 3600X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. The arrival of Zen 2 marks the end of the "Sandy Bridge (i5-2500K)" era, Intel can no longer rely exclusively on their single-core advantage to dominate the market, they must also compete on price. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. Even though the 2600 is plausible for multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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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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