IntelBX80623I72600
AMD100-100000159BOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2011.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 163,069 user samples
152,658 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 297th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
10,411 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 140th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.4 % 80.9 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
78.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.5 Pts 135 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+48%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
175 Pts 261 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+49%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
303 Pts 448 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+48%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
437 Pts 719 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+65%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
87.4 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
99.6 Pts 142 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+43%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
194 Pts 282 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+45%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
364 Pts 515 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+41%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts 784 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+62%
Market Share
Based on 45,036,608 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.39 % Hugely higher market share.
+290%
0.1 %
Value
Value For Money
74.2 % 97.7 % Much better value.
+32%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % 70 % More popular.
+15%
Price
Price (score)
$241 $140 Much cheaper.
+42%
Age
Newest
126 Months 14 Months Hugely more recent.
+89%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+78%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+13%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 784 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+61%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
442 Pts 724 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+64%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 2000 None
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