IntelBX80646I34130
AMD100-100000031BOX

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

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6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 165,430 user samples
26,237 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 357th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
139,193 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.1 % 87.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+76%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
90.9 Pts 130 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+43%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts 255 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+60%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 489 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+105%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts 802 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+233%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 136 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+36%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
188 Pts 271 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+44%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts 539 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+104%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 873 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+229%
Market Share
Based on 24,103,442 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % 3.33 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,120%
Value
Value For Money
64.6 % 99.1 % Much better value.
+53%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 171 % Hugely more popular.
+195%
Price
Price (score)
$110 Much cheaper.
+39%
$180
Age
Newest
76 Months 6 Months Hugely more recent.
+92%
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 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+68%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+24%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
267 Pts 1133 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+324%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 1038 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+325%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen2
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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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor that is priced at $190 USD and succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but 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 masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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