IntelBX80684I39100F
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
232 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+16%
200 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+8%
97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
137 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+6%
129 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
117 EFps +2% 115 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
127 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+18%
108 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 562,896 user samples
95,269 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 156th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
467,627 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 150th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80 % 80.6 % +1%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
85.7 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
79.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts +2% 115 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts +1% 227 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
428 Pts 439 Pts +3%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
437 Pts 796 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+82%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
88.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts +2% 124 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
249 Pts +2% 245 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts 484 Pts +0%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 923 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+91%
Market Share
Based on 48,476,707 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % 1.18 % Hugely higher market share.
+281%
Value
Value For Money
96 % Much better value.
+33%
72.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % More popular.
+20%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$143 Much cheaper.
+65%
$415
Age
Newest
32 Months More recent.
+26%
43 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 1401 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+188%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts 1277 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+190%
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, paired with a 2060S, barely pulls ahead in any of the top five games. [Oct '19 CPUPro]

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The 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by around 15%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by six or less cores but the 2700X offers value for money to workstation users. Even though the 2700X excels at video production, streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical 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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