IntelBX80633I74820K
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.7GHz, Ivy Bridge-E.
Release date: Q3 2013.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 278,783 user samples
12,494 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 4.9 GHz
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 180th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
266,289 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 87th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
64.7 % 75.5 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
197 Pts 218 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+11%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
347 Pts 421 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
512 Pts 695 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+36%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts +3% 119 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts +2% 237 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
434 Pts 472 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
633 Pts 780 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+23%
Market Share
Based on 22,485,059 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 2.91 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,057%
Value
Value For Money
73.5 % 96.2 % Much better value.
+31%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 141 % Hugely more popular.
+127%
Price
Price (score)
$175 $115 Much cheaper.
+34%
Age
Newest
75 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+75%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
130 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+50%
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 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+45%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
635 Pts 1012 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+59%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts 910 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+76%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge-E Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA2011 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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This is yet another processor from Intel that demonstrates their total market domination in the high end PC sector. The 4820K isn't really a step forward in any particular direction but rather a variant on what's already been available (performance wise) for a few years. As long as Intel is largely competing with itself they will likely continue with these sorts of incremental releases. The 4820K requires an Intel X79 chipset, which dates back to Sandy Bridge-E and lacks some of the newer features like native USB 3.0 support. An investment in the 4820K only makes sense if you already own an LGA2011 Motherboard and could be seen as good money chasing bad given that the platform is due an upgrade. That said the 4820K is a very capable multi-core processor and it sits amongst the top handful of processors in this regard. For typical consumers a Haswell i3 will offer mostly identical response times, a lower energy footprint and a significantly more competitive price. [Nov '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 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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