IntelBX8070811600K
AMD100-100000065BOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.9GHz, Rocket Lake.
Release date: Q1 2021.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
296 EFps 310 EFps +5%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+7%
101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
142 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+6%
134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
143 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+9%
131 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
134 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+12%
120 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 268,645 user samples
15,454 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
253,191 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
99.7 % +3% 97.2 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88 Pts +1% 86.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
166 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
158 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
321 Pts +4% 310 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
598 Pts +4% 576 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
983 Pts +3% 958 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.8 Pts +1% 95.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
174 Pts +5% 166 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
345 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+5%
328 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
650 Pts +0% 647 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1066 Pts +2% 1043 Pts
Market Share
Based on 48,389,420 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % 3.13 % Hugely higher market share.
+459%
Value
Value For Money
106 % Slightly better value.
+9%
97.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % +4% 93 %
Price
Price (score)
$220 Cheaper.
+19%
$270
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+33%
12 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+5%
3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1308 Pts 1335 Pts +2%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1233 Pts +0% 1229 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Rocket Lake Zen3
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 750 None
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The i5-11600K is the best value "top tier" CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup. With a simple overclock it offers almost the same levels of performance as the 11900K. Rocket Lake brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) which translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Mar '21 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 5600X is both the entry-level and best value for money 5000 series CPU. The 5600X is a hex-core 12 thread processor with a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz boosting to 4.6 GHz. It has 35 MB of cache and a TDP rating of 65W. A cooler is included in the MSRP of $300 USD, but cheap after-market coolers (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400) are far more effective and therefore worth the upgrade. Notably, AMD’s new Zen 3 architecture has vastly improved single-core performance and lower memory latency, which leads to a significant effective speed advantage over its predecessor, the 3600X. Last year, AMD’s class-leading marketers secured significant sales of the 3000 series CPUs despite a 15% performance deficit against lower priced Intel parts. The games, specific scenes, software/hardware settings and choice of competing hardware were often cherry picked, undisclosed and inconsistent from one product to the next. Now that AMD have actually achieved both top tier performance and market share, their marketing machinery is focused on price hikes. Users that do not wish to pay a marketing premium should investigate Intel’s $175 USD 11400F, which, when paired with a 2060 Super, delivers higher EFps in four out of five of today’s most popular games. Allocating the savings to a higher tier GPU will result in a far superior gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2021 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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