AMD100-100000022BOX
IntelBX80677I77700

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

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 478,592 user samples
258,321 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 100th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
220,271 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 160th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
79.5 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
77.8 Pts 86 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
134 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+16%
116 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
262 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+18%
222 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+24%
395 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
811 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+39%
585 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
86.9 Pts 93.5 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
128 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+13%
249 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
544 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+17%
463 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
880 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+33%
661 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,315,403 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.86 % Much higher market share.
+48%
0.58 %
Value
Value For Money
81.1 % Slightly better value.
+7%
76 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % More popular.
+19%
59 %
Price
Price (score)
$320 +2% $327
Age
Newest
26 Months Much more recent.
+54%
56 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz +5% 4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1134 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+71%
662 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1059 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+78%
594 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 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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