IntelBX80623I72600K
AMDYD150XBBAEBOX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 144,006 user samples
97,379 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 26,792,248 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 1258
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
46,627 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 300th / 1258
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
69.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+24%
73.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.5 Pts 103 Pts +5%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 197 Pts +4%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
332 Pts 352 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
479 Pts 563 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+18%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.4 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+20%
80.6 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
113 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
235 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+5%
223 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
441 Pts +5% 420 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
608 Pts 635 Pts +4%
Market Share
Based on 31,655,982 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.29 % Hugely higher market share.
+93%
0.15 %
Value
Value For Money
90.8 % Better value.
+22%
74.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
133 % Much more popular.
+43%
93 %
Price
Price (score)
$145 Much cheaper.
+32%
$213
Age
Newest
115 Months 40 Months Much more recent.
+65%
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 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz +3% 3.7 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
607 Pts 635 Pts +5%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 570 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+18%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 3000 None
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