Intel
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.5 GHz, Sandy Bridge E.
Release date ≤ Q2 2014.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 229,916 user samples
1,685 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 4 GHz
Poor: 56% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 128th / 1196
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
228,231 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 119th / 1196
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.2 % 69.9 % +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 102 Pts +1%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
201 Pts 202 Pts +0%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts 392 Pts +1%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
612 Pts 652 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+7%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
755 Pts 847 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+12%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts +3% 116 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
237 Pts +3% 231 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
475 Pts +3% 459 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
757 Pts 765 Pts +1%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
920 Pts 984 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 21,859,080 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.13 % Insanely higher market share.
+11,200%
Value
Value For Money
58.9 % 93.9 % Much better value.
+59%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 132 % Hugely more popular.
+149%
Price
Price (score)
$500 $95 Hugely cheaper.
+81%
Age
Newest
67+ Months 31 Months Much more recent.
+54%
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