IntelBX80684I39100F
AMD100-100000071BOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
232 EFps 233 EFps +0%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps 105 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
137 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
117 EFps 124 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+6%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
127 EFps 141 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+11%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 420,380 user samples
51,617 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 113th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
368,763 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 54th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.5 % 87.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
+10%
79.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 135 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
235 Pts 269 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+14%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts 511 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts 926 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+110%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.8 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
88.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts 142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 283 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts 552 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+14%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
485 Pts 1027 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+112%
Market Share
Based on 36,112,317 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % 3.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+491%
Value
Value For Money
110 % Better value.
+26%
87.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
204 % More popular.
+17%
175 %
Price
Price (score)
$94 Much cheaper.
+66%
$280
Age
Newest
19 Months 16 Months More recent.
+16%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 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 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.4 GHz +5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
489 Pts 1518 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+210%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
444 Pts 1422 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+220%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen2
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 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The heavily hyped 3700X, paired with a 2060S, offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even 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 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2020 CPU Rankings.

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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