IntelBX80623I72600K
AMDYD150XBBAEBOX

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

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 113,891 user samples
81,294 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 173rd / 1165
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
32,597 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 126th / 1165
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.1 % 74 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.3 Pts 104 Pts +5%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
337 Pts 361 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
489 Pts 576 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+18%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts +4% 116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
425 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
614 Pts 654 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 18,445,510 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.47 % Hugely higher market share.
+96%
0.24 %
Value
Value For Money
58.7 % 100 % Much better value.
+71%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 86 % More popular.
+26%
Price
Price (score)
$450 $130 Much cheaper.
+71%
Age
Newest
102 Months 27 Months Much more recent.
+74%
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
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
121 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+9%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
122 Pts +1% 121 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
453 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+10%
410 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
449 Pts +2% 441 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
595 Pts 631 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+6%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
613 Pts 662 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+8%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 3000 None
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