AMD100-100000593WOF
IntelBX8071512400F

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.7GHz, Zen4.
Release date: Q3 2022.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.5GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 55,197 user samples
6,311 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 101% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 101% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
48,886 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 92% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 92% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 93rd / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
110 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
98 %
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.7 Pts +0% 81.6 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
202 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
172 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
392 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+19%
330 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
746 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
614 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1166 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+20%
974 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91.2 Pts +0% 91.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
213 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
182 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
419 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
352 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
821 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+22%
673 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1254 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+22%
1029 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,964,985 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.27 % 1.88 % Hugely higher market share.
+596%
Value
Value For Money
121 % 127 % +5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 97 % More popular.
+18%
Price
Price (score)
$200 $109 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
20 Months More recent.
+29%
28 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
5 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Hugely faster base frequency.
+88%
2.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+20%
4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1504 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+23%
1220 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1429 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+21%
1178 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen4 Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM5 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
RDNA2 None
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Within minutes of the first, pre-release, 7000 series userbenchmark results, AMD’s marketers broadcast a 20% win over the 12900K via thousands of anonymous twitter, reddit, forum and youtube accounts. Buying new AMD products is like buying used cars: it takes time, experience and a taste for sales hype. It’s difficult for consumers to make rational choices while AMD completely dominates “sponsored news” and social media channels. Ten years ago, when AMD was the underdog, this type of marketing was understandable. Today, with a capitalization of $150 Billion USD, it’s disrespectful to AMD's own users. Even with Intel's marketing department asleep at the wheel, Ryzen will quickly end up in the same state as Radeon. Following a series of overhyped releases, consumers have little interest in the Radeon brand. The combined market share for all of AMD’s (discrete) Radeon RX 5000 and 6000 GPUs (Steam stats) is just 2%. Although the new 7000 series Zen4 CPUs are actually around 15% faster than their predecessors, they have hefty cooling requirements (TDP +60% vs 5000 series), 30 second BIOS post times, expensive DDR5 RAM requirements and only work with expensive motherboards. Despite the 7000 series struggling to match Intel’s outgoing 12th gen, AMD market it as a “future proof” platform! They want users to pay a premium for last gen performance in exchange for the shallow promise of upgrades in the future. Over the next few days, Intel’s 13th gen (Raptor Lake) will launch. Shoppers will do well to wait until then. Despite AMD’s Neanderthal marketing techniques, it’s hard not to admire their technical progress. AMD-Raptor4 and Intel-Zen13 would be better fitting product names. [Sep '22 CPUPro]

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Intel’s Alder Lake i5-12400F offers six hyper-threaded performance cores at an MSRP of just $180 USD. This represents excellent value for consumers and, in particular, gamers. It has a boost frequency of 4.4 GHz, 18 MB of L3 cache and a TDP of 65W. The F-version of the CPU does not have integrated graphics, however this will be of little concern to gamers with discrete GPUs. Whilst Intel’s overclockable i5-12600K has four additional efficiency cores and offers around 12% more performance than the 12400F, it also costs around 50% more. The 12400F offers great value, but to achieve optimal performance the requisite B660 motherboard (which supports 3200+ RAM) is, at least for now, difficult to find at reasonable ($150 USD) prices. AMD’s top value hex-core Ryzen 5 5600X offers similar performance for 50% more money. Despite Intel’s price / performance lead, AMD’s prolific marketers (forums, youtube, reddit etc.) have historically outsold Intel whilst carrying a similar handicap. [Jan '22 CPUPro]

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