IntelCM8068403377415
AMD100-100000031BOX
  

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.10 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,074,784 user samples
2,145 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 376th / 1439
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
1,072,639 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 199th / 1439
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.1 % 83.1 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.7 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
76.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
93.2 Pts 133 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+43%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
185 Pts 259 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+40%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
350 Pts 483 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+38%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
355 Pts 792 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+123%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91.7 Pts +5% 87.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
101 Pts 141 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+40%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
201 Pts 281 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+40%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
399 Pts 546 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+37%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
399 Pts 869 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+118%
Market Share
Based on 67,313,908 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+13,000%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 94 % Hugely more popular.
+84%
Age
Newest
68+ Months 55 Months More recent.
+19%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
397 Pts 1091 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+175%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
357 Pts 999 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+180%
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It's still a decent dual core CPU that could crush daily tasks like web browsing and word processing. According to Microsoft, it can meet the system requirements for Windows 11 so this can be a cheaper way to have something that officially supports Windows 11. It is also very power efficient with a TDP of only 25 watts so you could throw this in a mini-PC or a PC with a smaller power supply for a basic build. It can probably run Minecraft at a playable 20-30 FPS. This CPU is still pretty basic and slow, but a huge step up from the Pentium. [May '23 AsianPCGeek]

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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which 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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