IntelBX80637I73770
$297
AMD100-100000031BOX
 $297 

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 767,865 user samples
188,499 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 228th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
579,366 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 89th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
73.9 % 84.1 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+9%
78.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.9 Pts 130 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+30%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
191 Pts 256 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+34%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
335 Pts 480 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+43%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
493 Pts 800 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+62%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.3 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
87.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 136 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
213 Pts 272 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+28%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 539 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+34%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
559 Pts 876 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+57%
Market Share
Based on 35,871,983 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % 4.64 % Hugely higher market share.
+563%
Value
Value For Money
72.5 % 88.8 % Better value.
+23%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % 203 % Hugely more popular.
+186%
Price
Price (score)
$297 $228 Cheaper.
+23%
Age
Newest
104 Months 16 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
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
22 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+68%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
567 Pts 1138 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+101%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
498 Pts 1045 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+110%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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