IntelBX80646I34130
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q3 2013.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 275,893 user samples
24,356 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 345th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
251,537 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 89th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.2 % 75.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+49%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.3 Pts 111 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
160 Pts 218 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+36%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 419 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+75%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts 691 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+184%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts 903 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+267%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 118 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts 236 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+23%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 465 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+75%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 775 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+192%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
268 Pts 1010 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+277%
Market Share
Based on 21,815,878 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % 2.9 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,712%
Value
Value For Money
64.6 % 95.1 % Much better value.
+47%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 144 % Hugely more popular.
+140%
Price
Price (score)
$111 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
$118
Age
Newest
74 Months 18 Months Much more recent.
+76%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts More energy efficient.
+17%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 6 cores Hugely higher core count.
+200%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+45%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+15%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4400 None
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From the point of view of a consumer that typically uses a PC for surfing the web, checking email, listening to music and watching videos, I consider that the Haswell i3 processors currently represent the best value for money. The i3-4130 has a performance profile that is just 7% below the top nine group leader average yet it only costs half as much. Power users that play intensive 3d games or run video editing, graphics design or CAD packages will benefit from more than two cores and will do well to look elsewhere but for regular users overall responsiveness will remain largely unchanged regardless of how much more is spent on the CPU. (My new value pick is the G3420 which supersedes my recommendation of the i3-4130.) [Sep '13 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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