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AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.0GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2011.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 142,995 user samples
22,839 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 46% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 13% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 13% Great: 46%
SPEED RANK: 442nd / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
120,156 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
35.8 % 78.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+120%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
62.5 Pts 117 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+87%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 230 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+93%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
204 Pts 443 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+117%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
283 Pts 726 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+157%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts 949 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+227%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
75 Pts 124 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+65%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts 244 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+68%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts 482 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+79%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
351 Pts 804 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+129%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts 1020 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+188%
Market Share
Based on 21,014,315 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % 1.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+917%
Value
Value For Money
39.2 % 93.1 % Hugely better value.
+138%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 141 % Hugely more popular.
+147%
Price
Price (score)
$199 $150 Cheaper.
+25%
Age
Newest
105 Months 17 Months Hugely more recent.
+84%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
45 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+53%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2 GHz 3.6 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+80%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
2.9 GHz 4.2 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+45%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCPGA988 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 3000 None
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