IntelBX8071512100F
AMDYD150XBBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 81,898 user samples
11,860 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 124th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
70,038 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 56% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 477th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+42%
66.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
83.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
71.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
172 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+67%
103 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
323 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+68%
192 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
565 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+72%
329 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
788 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+57%
503 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+14%
79.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
178 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+56%
114 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
344 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+55%
222 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
647 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+70%
381 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
823 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+43%
574 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,075,002 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.4 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,233%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
130 % Much better value.
+60%
81.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % Much more popular.
+52%
61 %
Price
Price (score)
$85 Much cheaper.
+35%
$131
Age
Newest
29 Months Much more recent.
+66%
86 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
58 Watts More energy efficient.
+11%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm Newer manufacturing.
+29%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
3.7 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
828 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+42%
584 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
795 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+53%
521 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Gaming is more accessible with the i3-12100F: Intel’s entry level Alder Lake desktop processor. Higher end Alder Lake processors feature a combination of performance and efficiency cores, however, the 12100F contains just four hyper-threaded Golden Cove performance cores. It has a max boost frequency of 4.3 GHz, 12 MB of L3 cache and a 58W TDP. The 12100F is keenly priced at around $130 USD and needs to be paired with a new chipset such as the B660. Only users with discrete GPUs should consider “F” models as they do not have integrated graphics. Whilst a budget PC built around the 12100F represents unbeatable value for money, the 6-core i5-12400F, with 50% stronger multi-core, is a better option for gamers with 3060+ tier GPUs. AMD do not have any CPUs competing in this price segment. Entry level gamers, who cannot find reasonably priced discrete GPUs, could consider the similarly performing Ryzen 5 5600G APU which has integrated RX Vega graphics that are around three times faster than Intel's UHD 730. [Jan '22 CPUPro]

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The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mid-market range specced out to challenge Intel's i5 series and yield considerably better multi-threaded performance at budget prices. Comparing the i5-7600K shows that the 7600K is 20% faster for single and quad core workloads but looses by 20% for multi-core workloads. The Ryzen 5 line-up also includes the 6 core 12 threaded 1600X. By comparison, the 1500X is 24% less expensive, comes with a Wraith Spire cooler and impressively yields very similar single and quad core performance, but multi-core performance lags 50% behind the 1600X. Both chips can be overclocked, but out the box, the base and boost clock speeds are 3.5GHz and 3.7GHz for the 1500X and 3.6GHz and 4.0GHz for the 1600X. The 1500X is a very reasonable CPU for the money, which thanks to AMD's recent IPC improvements, punches far above its weight for multi-threaded performance by Intel's standards. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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