AMD100-100000022BOX
IntelBX80684I58400

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

6 Cores, 6 Threads @2.8GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps 107 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+6%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps 138 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
119 EFps 123 EFps +3%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps +1% 130 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 527,797 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
266,154 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 96th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.8 % +0% 84.7 %
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.7 Pts 88.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
133 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+16%
115 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
260 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+15%
226 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+11%
440 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
810 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+30%
623 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87.4 Pts 94.4 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
122 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
280 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+16%
241 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
545 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
473 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
876 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+28%
684 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,102,415 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % Higher market share.
+16%
0.8 %
Value
Value For Money
81.4 % 96.6 % Better value.
+19%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % More popular.
+15%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$322 $172 Much cheaper.
+47%
Age
Newest
24 Months Much more recent.
+48%
46 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 Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+36%
2.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+10%
4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1128 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+64%
689 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1057 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+68%
630 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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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 i5-8400 is a competitively priced hex-core processor from Intel’s 8th generation of Core processors (Coffee Lake). Along with the release of the unlocked i5-8600K, this is the first time that six-core processors have featured in the i5 line-up. Like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8400 is based upon an improved version of Intel’s 14nm architecture which featured in both Skylake and Kaby Lake. Early benchmarks reveal that for average quad core usage (most games employ a maximum of four cores) the i5-8400 performs way above its pay grade. It achieves quad core mixed speeds close to Intel’s outgoing 2017 flagship the $300, quad-core, 8 thread i7-7700k, which to date has been a strong favourite for high-end gaming setups. On paper, the i5-8400 has a base clock of 2.8 GHz (Intel are significantly downplaying the performance of this SKU by giving it a relatively low nominal base clock), an all core boost of 3.8 GHz (this is the effective base clock figure that counts) and a single core boost of 4 GHz. This compares reasonably well to the i5-8600K which has a base clock of 3.6 GHz, all core boost of 4.1 GHz and a single core boost of 4.3 GHz. The i5-8400 also features 9MB of L3 cache and an energy-thrifty TDP of 65W. Priced at under $190, the i5-8400 offers fantastic value for money. Unfortunately, like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8400 will require a new 300 series motherboard, and at the time of writing, the only available version is Intel’s high-end Z370 which isn't an ideal pairing for the i5-8400. The Z series motherboards are designed to cater for the unlocked and overclockable "K" SKUs. Cheaper 300 series motherboards will be available in 2018 at which time the 8400 will offer even better value for money. [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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