Intel
$370
AMD100-100000065BOX
 $370 

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.4GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q1 2013.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 242,243 user samples
42,583 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 43% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 43% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 406th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
199,660 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
65.6 % 96.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+47%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.7 Pts 87.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+10%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
85 Pts 155 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+82%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts 305 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+88%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
282 Pts 568 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+101%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
413 Pts 923 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+123%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
90.5 Pts 95.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
98.3 Pts 162 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+65%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts 320 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+67%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
361 Pts 634 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+76%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
498 Pts 999 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+101%
Market Share
Based on 46,315,739 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 3.32 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,050%
Value
Value For Money
60.7 % 98.7 % Much better value.
+63%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 92 % Much more popular.
+70%
Price
Price (score)
$370 $259 Much cheaper.
+30%
Age
Newest
102 Months 10 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
47 Watts More energy efficient.
+28%
65 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
22 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+68%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.4 GHz 3.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+54%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.6 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+35%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
500 Pts 1285 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+157%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
418 Pts 1190 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+185%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen3
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCBGA1364 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical 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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