AMD100-100000065BOX
IntelBX8071512100F

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

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 314,214 user samples
312,851 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 4.65 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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1,363 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 73rd / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
91.3 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.9 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
80.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts 166 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
305 Pts 315 Pts +3%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
570 Pts +3% 551 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
954 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+13%
844 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.7 Pts +4% 90.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
165 Pts 175 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
327 Pts 346 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
642 Pts +2% 631 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1046 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+18%
888 Pts
Market Share
Based on 52,759,172 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.3 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,253%
0.17 %
Value
Value For Money
106 % 121 % Better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % 96 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$200 $100 Much cheaper.
+50%
Age
Newest
18 Months 4 Months Much more recent.
+78%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 58 Watts More energy efficient.
+11%
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.
+30%
10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.6 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1328 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+50%
885 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1216 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+44%
847 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Gaming is more accessible with the i3-12100F: Intel’s entry level Alder Lake desktop processor. Higher end Alder Lake processors feature a combination of performance and efficiency cores, however, the 12100F contains just four hyper-threaded Golden Cove performance cores. It has a max boost frequency of 4.3 GHz, 12 MB of L3 cache and a 58W TDP. The 12100F is keenly priced at around $130 USD and needs to be paired with a new chipset such as the B660. Only users with discrete GPUs should consider “F” models as they do not have integrated graphics. Whilst a budget PC built around the 12100F represents unbeatable value for money, the 6-core i5-12400F, with 50% stronger multi-core, is a better option for gamers with 3060+ tier GPUs. AMD do not have any CPUs competing in this price segment. Entry level gamers, who cannot find reasonably priced discrete GPUs, could consider the similarly performing Ryzen 5 5600G APU which has integrated RX Vega graphics that are around three times faster than Intel's UHD 730. [Jan '22 CPUPro]

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