IntelBX80662I56400
AMDYD1200BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads @2.7GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q3 2015.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 254,985 user samples
171,457 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 508th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
83,528 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 37% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 583rd / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
60.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
57 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
75.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
+16%
64.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
84.6 Pts 90.4 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
166 Pts 178 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+7%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
267 Pts 281 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+5%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
286 Pts 302 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+6%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
86.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+15%
75.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
96.1 Pts 111 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
189 Pts 219 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+16%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
335 Pts 362 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
344 Pts 380 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+10%
Market Share
Based on 58,832,519 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.34 % Hugely higher market share.
+750%
0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
69.6 % 73.5 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 61 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Price
Price (score)
$170 $110 Much cheaper.
+35%
Age
Newest
88 Months 66 Months More recent.
+25%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.7 GHz 3.1 GHz Faster base frequency.
+15%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz +3%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
346 Pts 386 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+12%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
288 Pts 304 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+6%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 None
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