AMD100-100000059WOF
IntelBX8070110100F

16 Cores, 32 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q4 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,402 user samples
5,677 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
3,725 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 67th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
101 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
85.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.7 Pts 90 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
160 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+28%
125 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
317 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+30%
243 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
611 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+40%
436 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1197 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+81%
662 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.8 Pts +1% 95.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
169 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
131 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
335 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+30%
258 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
651 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
495 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1274 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+84%
692 Pts
Market Share
Based on 38,523,386 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.32 % 0.32 %
Value
Value For Money
69.1 % 108 % Much better value.
+56%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 94 % Much more popular.
+45%
Price
Price (score)
$1,124 $120 Hugely cheaper.
+89%
Age
Newest
2 Months 2 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
32 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+14%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3348 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+382%
694 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2938 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+340%
668 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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