IntelBX8070110100
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
228 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+16%
197 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
102 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+5%
97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
139 EFps +4% 134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
118 EFps +2% 116 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+17%
112 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 216,405 user samples
2,236 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1272
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
214,169 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 1272
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
80.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+13%
80.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
116 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+7%
227 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts +2% 432 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
664 Pts 715 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.5 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+7%
89.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
123 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
243 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
497 Pts +4% 479 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
693 Pts 796 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+15%
Market Share
Based on 34,630,417 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % 0.97 % Hugely higher market share.
+547%
Value
Value For Money
110 % Better value.
+19%
92.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
185 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
171 %
Price
Price (score)
$114 Much cheaper.
+31%
$166
Age
Newest
5 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
30 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz +2% 4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
695 Pts 1018 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+46%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
670 Pts 939 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+40%
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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The i3-10100 is Intel’s entry level 10th generation Comet Lake processor and represents the best value for money within the line-up. This quad-core hyper-threaded 65 Watt processor ships with a cooler and is capable of 4.3 GHz single and 4.1 GHz all core boosts. Although the i3-10100 requires a new LGA1200 motherboard, Intel have guaranteed that LGA1200 will be compatible with the next generation of Rocket Lake CPUs, expected later this year. Running at stock (2666 MHz) RAM frequency handicaps performance by as much as 15% so gamers should pair the 10100 with a Z490 motherboard. This will both open an upgrade path to higher tier "K" tier CPUs and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). When paired with an RTX 2060S, the 10100 lags just 13% behind the i9-10900K flagship. The 10100 allows budget gamers to allocate more money towards a better GPU which often results in a stronger overall gaming system. At a retail price of $122 USD, the 10100 competes against AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 3 3300X. Game EFps and effective speed benchmarks show that the 10100’s lower memory latency gives it the edge. In addition, unlike the 3300X, the 10100 also packs integrated graphics with Quick Sync hardware encoding, which alleviates the need for desktop users to purchase a separate GPU. In order to achieve better value for money, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9100F, which, when paired with a 2060S, is 39% cheaper for comparable gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. Even though the 2600X is plausible for multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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