IntelBX80662I36320
AMD100-100000071BOX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 386,595 user samples
1,391 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 306th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
385,204 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 55th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.5 % 87.2 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
89 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
79.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts 136 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+24%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
193 Pts 268 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+39%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts 510 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+76%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts 922 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+213%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
88.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts 142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
225 Pts 282 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
326 Pts 551 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+69%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
326 Pts 1023 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+214%
Market Share
Based on 36,338,563 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 5.16 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
79.1 % 87 % Slightly better value.
+10%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 175 % Hugely more popular.
+202%
Price
Price (score)
$174 Much cheaper.
+38%
$280
Age
Newest
62 Months 16 Months Much more recent.
+74%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
47 Watts More energy efficient.
+28%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+8%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+13%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
329 Pts 1500 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+356%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
299 Pts 1416 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+374%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 None
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