AMD100-100000065BOX
IntelBX8071512700K

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

12 Cores, 20 Threads @3.6GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q4 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 284,372 user samples
277,104 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 1335
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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7,268 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 104% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 104% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 1335
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
97.1 % 113 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87 Pts +5% 83.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts 195 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
308 Pts 386 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
575 Pts 760 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+32%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
962 Pts 1458 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+52%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.8 Pts +1% 94.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
166 Pts 208 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
329 Pts 410 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
648 Pts 809 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+25%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1049 Pts 1585 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+51%
Market Share
Based on 49,652,081 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.9 % Hugely higher market share.
+333%
0.67 %
Value
Value For Money
96.1 % 103 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % 95 % +3%
Price
Price (score)
$289 Cheaper.
+25%
$383
Age
Newest
14 Months 2 Months Hugely more recent.
+86%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 12 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 20 threads Much higher thread count.
+67%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+30%
10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.6 GHz 5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+9%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1341 Pts 2641 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+97%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1230 Pts 2450 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+99%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 770
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