IntelBX80684I39100F
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q2 2019.

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CSGO 2060S
Dust 2 1080p Max
216 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+17%
184 EFps
GTAV 2060S
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
92 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+7%
86 EFps
Overwatch 2060S
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
116 EFps +1% 115 EFps
PUBG 2060S
M249 Training 1080p Max
106 EFps +1% 105 EFps
Fortnite 2060S
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
118 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+12%
105 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 137,059 user samples
5,896 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
131,163 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.5 % +0% 79.5 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts +3% 118 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts +3% 231 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
444 Pts +0% 442 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
450 Pts 728 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+62%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts +4% 124 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
254 Pts +4% 244 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts +1% 483 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts 806 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+65%
Market Share
Based on 22,448,603 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % 1.26 % Hugely higher market share.
+306%
Value
Value For Money
110 % Better value.
+16%
95 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
160 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
150 %
Price
Price (score)
$86 Much cheaper.
+41%
$145
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+58%
19 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
491 Pts 1023 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+108%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
454 Pts 953 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+110%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Intel’s Core i3-9100F is a quad-core 9th generation Coffee Lake desktop processor. It features base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz, 6 MB of cache, a 65W TDP and it ships with a cooler. Gamers should pair the 9100F with a Z390 motherboard and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds. This will deliver up to a 15% fps boost which is well worth it considering that many Z390 boards are available for around $100 USD (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). The 9100F has great single core performance coupled with a strong memory sub system. This enables it to deliver excellent all round performance, easily holding its own against far pricier CPUs for the majority of use cases. The heavily hyped 12 threaded 6 core Ryzen 3600 barely pulls ahead in any of the top five games[Oct '19 CPUPro]

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The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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