IntelBX8070811600K
AMD100-100000061WOF

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

12 Cores, 24 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
296 EFps 318 EFps Slightly Better CSGO EFps.
+7%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps 108 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
142 EFps 142 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
143 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+8%
133 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
134 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+11%
121 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 104,895 user samples
31,374 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1363
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
73,521 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 1363
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
98.8 % 98.8 % +0%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
82.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
164 Pts +2% 161 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
314 Pts 320 Pts +2%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
588 Pts 615 Pts +5%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
955 Pts 1143 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+20%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.7 Pts +1% 94.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
174 Pts 178 Pts +2%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
344 Pts 354 Pts +3%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
654 Pts 689 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1046 Pts 1321 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+26%
Market Share
Based on 55,582,225 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.45 % 0.8 % Much higher market share.
+78%
Value
Value For Money
111 % Better value.
+22%
91.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
95 % Much more popular.
+32%
72 %
Price
Price (score)
$180 Much cheaper.
+51%
$368
Age
Newest
18 Months More recent.
+18%
22 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
3.9 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+5%
3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz +2% 4.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1298 Pts 2380 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+83%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1191 Pts 2086 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+75%
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 9 5900X is second in AMD’s line-up of new Zen 3 CPUs. The 12-core hyper-threaded processor has base/boost clock speeds of 3.7/4.8 GHz, a 70 MB cache and a TDP of 105W. The 5900X took center stage in the 5000 series launch presentation where AMD gunned for Intel’s “best gaming CPU” crown. They showed the 5900X as being 26% better for gaming than the previous generation’s Ryzen 9 3900XT, attributing this to the new architecture’s faster single core speeds and lower latency. AMD also stated that the 5900X achieves, on average, 6.8% faster gaming performance than Intel’s 10-core i9-10900K. The details around AMD’s testing were not disclosed but it is safe to assume that 6.8% is the highest average lead that AMD are willing to stand by. Our benchmarks show that the 5900X’s slightly faster cores and the 10900K’s slightly lower memory latency balance out to yield similar performance. Whilst presenting their figures, AMD admitted that their 3000 series CPUs were far from “best for gaming” and conceded that the 10900K is approximately 19% faster than the 3900XT (our effective speed marks the gap at just 14%). Despite this clear performance deficiency, AMD supported 3000 series sales with an aggressive and successful marketing campaign to easily outsell Intel over the last 12 months. Given the real performance uplift observed in the 5000 series, and the absence of any meaningful marketing from Intel, we expect CPU sales to shift even further in AMD’s favour. Gamers that do not wish to pay “marketing fees” should investigate Intel’s $175 USD 11400F, the $660 USD savings would be far better spent on a higher tier GPU. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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