IntelBX8070110600K
AMD100-100000023BOX

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

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
284 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+22%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
106 EFps +1% 105 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
139 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+7%
130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
139 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+12%
124 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
139 EFps 141 EFps +1%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 208,080 user samples
19,754 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 5.2 GHz, turbo 6.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
188,326 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
88.7 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
78.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts +4% 136 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
277 Pts +2% 271 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts +1% 528 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
872 Pts 1032 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+18%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+10%
88.6 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts +5% 145 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
302 Pts +5% 288 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
593 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
564 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
967 Pts 1106 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 38,663,768 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.47 % 1.17 % Hugely higher market share.
+149%
Value
Value For Money
97.6 % Much better value.
+31%
74.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % Much more popular.
+33%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$257 Much cheaper.
+51%
$526
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+56%
18 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 105 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 12 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 24 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
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 +4% 4.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1216 Pts 2302 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+89%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1105 Pts 2115 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+91%
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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Early Q3 of 2019 welcomes the Ryzen 9 3900X, AMD’s current top of the range, third generation Ryzen flagship which raises the bar for 64-core processing on desktop CPUs. This is AMD’s first Ryzen 9 processor and it is a 12-core, 24-thread CPU based on their latest 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture. The 3900X has a boost/base clock of 3.8/4.6 GHz, 64 MB of L3 cache (double the L3 on the rest of 3000 series), support for 3200 MHz DDR4 system memory and a TDP of 105W. All this, plus a Wraith Prism cooler, at a very reasonable launch price of $499 USD. By comparison, Intel’s 8-core, 16 thread i9-9900K is available for $479 USD (and requires a cooler: $30+ USD). Benchmarks illustrate that the overclocked 3900X leads by a whopping 41% for 64-core processing but that the 9900K maintains a 10% lead for gaming, desktop and other sub octa-core tasks. The 3900 memory controller is significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations and shows a better write throughput than the lower spec 3000 models, but it still shows relatively high latency which adversely impacts gaming. In terms of 64-core performance at this price point, there is no threat from Intel. The only real competitor is the upcoming (Q4, 2019) 16-core, 32-thread 3950X ($749 USD). The Ryzen 9 3900X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 motherboard via an AM4 socket, as well as 400 and 300 series motherboards. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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