IntelBX8070110600K
AMD100-100000159BOX
$120

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.1GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

 $120 

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
284 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+13%
251 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
106 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+7%
99 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
139 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+6%
131 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
139 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+23%
113 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
139 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+9%
128 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 35,384 user samples
27,233 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 4.1 GHz
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1293
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
8,151 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 1293
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
81.4 %
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11 % FarC5 31%, BFV 15%, SotTR 2%, Rage2 0%, Witcher3 4%, Civ6 19%, ACO 8%, MetroEx 7%, Sekiro 21%, Wolf2 2%
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15 % FarC5 27%, OverW 13%, SotTR 29%, RDR2 8%, StarWJFO 27%, CSGO 1%, R6S 3%
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17 % OC Hitm2 18% OC, SotTR 19% OC, F119 12% OC, RDR2 27% OC, TWarTKC 18% OC, Divis2 9% OC
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15 % Hitm2 12%, SotTR 19%, F119 9%, RDR2 26%, TWarTKC 11%, Divis2 11%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
79.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts +4% 136 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
279 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
263 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
535 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+19%
451 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
878 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+21%
723 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.2 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
87.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
142 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
305 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
282 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
596 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
506 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
971 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+25%
777 Pts
Market Share
Based on 40,696,693 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.48 % Hugely higher market share.
+500%
0.08 %
Value
Value For Money
102 % 103 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % Much more popular.
+38%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$224 $120 Much cheaper.
+47%
Age
Newest
10 Months 9 Months Slightly more recent.
+10%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.1 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+8%
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.8 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+12%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1228 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+57%
781 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1113 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+53%
727 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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Intel’s tenth gen, six-core i5-10600K is one of the fastest consumer CPUs currently available. Out of the box, its maximum all core frequency is 4.5 GHz, but a simple overclock allows all 12 threads to hit 5.0 GHz. Although a new Z490 (LGA1200) motherboard is required, Intel have indicated that LGA1200 will remain compatible with Rocket Lake CPUs which are due later this year. The eight-core Ryzen 3700X currently competes in the 10600K’s price bracket. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn but If dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync is not an option, the 3700X can outperform the 10600K in encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU. Meanwhile, the 10600K is better for almost everything else. Currently, the real problem with the 10600K, and much of the Comet Lake line up, is availability. Whilst there was a paper launch in Q2 2020, at the time of writing, the 10600K is still largely unavailable for purchase. In order to achieve better value for money, without compromising on gaming performance, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9600K which is 26% cheaper and offers similar gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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The 3300X is a 4-core Ryzen CPU. Priced at just $120 USD, it offers far better value to gamers than all the previous Ryzen CPUs. This is great news for potential buyers, but bad luck for gamers that recently spent nearly three times more on the 8-core 3700X. The reduction from eight to four cores results in more efficient caching and higher boost clocks. AMD’s marketing has abruptly broken from the firmly established “moar cores” mantra to a conveniently realistic: four cores are actually okay. Shifting goalposts this quickly reveals an unhealthy focus on first time buyers and a brazen disregard for existing customers. Sales tactics aside, unfortunately the 3300X remains constrained by architectural latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Comparing an overclocked 3300X pegged at 4425 MHz to a stock Intel Core i3-10100 running at 4100 MHz shows that the i3-10100 delivers better gaming performance in four out of five games. The 10100 also includes an iGPU with QuickSync hardware encoding. Since additional cores make little difference to gamers, there are no significant upgrades beyond the 3300X in the Ryzen product stack. In order to achieve better gaming performance, it is necessary to upgrade to a higher tier Intel CPU. Despite the barrage of anonymous hearsay pushed on social media, users will be hard pressed to find actual use cases that favor the 3300X over the i3-10100, especially when the 10100 is not handicapped by 2666 MHz RAM. Gamers are bottlenecked by the Ryzen architecture and desktop users need integrated graphics. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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