IntelBX8070110100
AMD100-100000071BOX

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

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

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
228 EFps 233 EFps +2%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
102 EFps 105 EFps +3%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
139 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+7%
130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
118 EFps 124 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+5%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps 141 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 332,823 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%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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330,587 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 1272
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.1 % 87.7 % +2%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+14%
79.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 136 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 269 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts 514 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
664 Pts 926 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+39%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.5 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+7%
89 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts 141 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts 282 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
497 Pts 550 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
693 Pts 1027 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+48%
Market Share
Based on 34,629,551 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % 3.1 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,967%
Value
Value For Money
110 % Better value.
+26%
87.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
185 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
176 %
Price
Price (score)
$114 Much cheaper.
+60%
$284
Age
Newest
5 Months Much more recent.
+67%
15 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.4 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
695 Pts 1512 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+118%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
670 Pts 1421 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+112%
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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The 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. 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 heavily hyped 3700X, paired with a 2060S, offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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