IntelBX80646I54570
AMDYD1200BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.2GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2013.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.1GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 71,158 user samples
44,589 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 148th / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
26,569 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 171st / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
70.3 % +2% 68.6 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.4 Pts +3% 95.9 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
361 Pts +2% 353 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
372 Pts +2% 363 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts 113 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
400 Pts 446 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 451 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 17,051,104 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.44 % Higher market share.
+16%
0.38 %
Value
Value For Money
81.7 % 120 % Much better value.
+47%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 80 % More popular.
+25%
Price
Price (score)
$195 $65 Much cheaper.
+67%
Age
Newest
73 Months 21 Months Much more recent.
+71%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+23%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz +3% 3.1 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+6%
3.4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
105 Pts 109 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
107 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+10%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
400 Pts 428 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+7%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
402 Pts 466 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+16%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
401 Pts 429 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+7%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
401 Pts 468 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+17%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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