AMD100-100000071BOX
AMD100-100000022BOX

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps +4% 101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
130 EFps 131 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
124 EFps +4% 119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
141 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
131 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 378,650 user samples
253,195 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 1258
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
125,455 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 1258
Gaming
Gaming 86%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.6 % +2% 86 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79 Pts 79.2 Pts +0%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts +1% 135 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts +2% 264 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
516 Pts +4% 498 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
933 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+14%
821 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.5 Pts 88.7 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts 141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
280 Pts 280 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
549 Pts +1% 545 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1025 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+16%
884 Pts
Market Share
Based on 31,799,135 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.41 % Hugely higher market share.
+156%
1.33 %
Value
Value For Money
87.1 % 93 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
177 % Much more popular.
+49%
119 %
Price
Price (score)
$284 $209 Cheaper.
+26%
Age
Newest
13 Months 13 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
1503 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+32%
1135 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1423 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+32%
1074 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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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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