Intel
AMD100-100000031BOX
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.5 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

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6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 97,068 user samples
200 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 45% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 15% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 15% Great: 45%
SPEED RANK: 629th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
96,868 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
34.8 % 88.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+154%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
65.8 Pts 130 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+98%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 257 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+136%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts 493 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+210%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
165 Pts 806 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+388%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
87.3 Pts 136 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+56%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts 272 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+89%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
209 Pts 539 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+158%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
210 Pts 868 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+313%
Market Share
Based on 22,645,910 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 3.38 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 162 % Hugely more popular.
+224%
Age
Newest
68+ Months 5 Months Hugely more recent.
+93%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
210 Pts 1131 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+439%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts 1045 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+537%
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is one of five new processors based on the latest Zen 2 7nm microarchitecture. This 6-core, 12-threaded processor is priced at $199 USD and succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 18% in terms of average effective speed and 12% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600's base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz match the previous gen hex-core Ryzen 5 2600X and therefore indicate an 11% clock for clock (IPC) improvement over the previous generation. The Ryzen 5 3600 is in competition with Intel’s hex-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core advantage over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single, quad and hex core workloads which translates to 14% higher fps for gamers. Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can impact gaming. Although the Ryzen 3000 will be launched alongside the new X570 chipset, they are backwards compatible with 400 and even the 300 series motherboards. At $198 USD, the 3600 offers reasonable 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. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $260Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
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