AMD100-100000065BOX
AMD100-100000252BOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

6 Cores, 12 Threads.
Release date ≈ Q2 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 397,788 user samples
383,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 114th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
14,368 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 174th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.9 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
86.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
84 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
74.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
162 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
153 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
315 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+8%
291 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
580 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+11%
524 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
883 Pts +4% 850 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
84.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
172 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
163 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
342 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
322 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
667 Pts +5% 636 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
989 Pts +1% 984 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,076,110 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+136%
0.53 %
Value
Value For Money
121 % Better value.
+13%
107 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % Much more popular.
+59%
59 %
Price
Price (score)
$120 +4% $125
Age
Newest
43 Months 37+ Months More recent.
+14%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1160 Pts +2% 1135 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1055 Pts +3% 1021 Pts
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