AMD100-100000071BOX
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8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 96,636 user samples
69,604 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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27,032 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
93.1 % +2% 91.2 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts +1% 135 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
270 Pts +2% 266 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
522 Pts +3% 507 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
950 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+14%
832 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts 141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts +0% 280 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts +0% 550 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1066 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+18%
900 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,642,520 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.41 % Much higher market share.
+49%
1.62 %
Value
Value For Money
90.3 % 95 % Slightly better value.
+5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
147 % Much more popular.
+35%
109 %
Price
Price (score)
$310 $240 Cheaper.
+23%
Age
Newest
5 Months 5 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz 4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1486 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+31%
1136 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1418 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+31%
1080 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 3700X hails from the middle of AMD’s latest range of 7nm silicon Zen 2 CPUs. The $329 USD 3700X has a maximum stock boost clock of 4.4 GHz, 32 MB of L3 cache, supports 3200 MHz DDR4 memory and has a power draw of just 65W TDP. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The 3700X only has a small real world gaming advantage over the entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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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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