IntelBX80619I73930K
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Sandy Bridge-E.
Release date: Q4 2011.

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6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 210,514 user samples
21,468 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 115th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
189,046 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 68th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
65.9 % 75.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+14%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
97 Pts 111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+14%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
193 Pts 219 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+13%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
372 Pts 423 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+14%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
588 Pts 697 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+19%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
722 Pts 913 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+26%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 119 Pts +3%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
231 Pts 237 Pts +3%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
450 Pts 471 Pts +5%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
720 Pts 786 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+9%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
871 Pts 1009 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+16%
Market Share
Based on 19,604,292 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 3.01 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,215%
Value
Value For Money
56.2 % 92 % Much better value.
+64%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 112 % Much more popular.
+78%
Price
Price (score)
$495 $133 Much cheaper.
+73%
Age
Newest
93 Months 16 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
130 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+50%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 3.9 GHz +3%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge-E Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA2011 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 3930K has an outstanding multi-core performance profile, almost as good as you can buy at any budget, which considering its relatively reasonable price tag really make it stand out from the crowd. The reason for the extraordinary multi-core benchmark scores is down to the 3930K's six cores. Having six cores effectively results in a 50% lead over quad core cpus and a 200% percent lead over dual core cpu's. Typical desktop users rarely use more than two cores simultaneously thus rendering the additional four cores largely redundant for consumer use. In terms of regular use this CPU will offer virtually no better real world performance than the leaders in my Desktop CPU Group Test. For server orientated workloads the 3930K offers both outstanding performance and superb value for money. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for money, especially for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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