Intel
AMD100-100000023BOX
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.7 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

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12 Cores, 24 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 30,123 user samples
11,987 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 43% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 43% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 211th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
18,136 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
61.9 % 95 % Much faster effective speed.
+53%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
96.5 Pts 137 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+42%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
184 Pts 272 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+48%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
332 Pts 536 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+61%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
485 Pts 1047 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+116%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts 2134 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+337%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 145 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
232 Pts 288 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+24%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts 566 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+31%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
611 Pts 1104 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+81%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
610 Pts 2295 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+276%
Market Share
Based on 21,719,670 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.86 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,620%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 125 % Hugely more popular.
+112%
Age
Newest
49+ Months 4 Months Hugely more recent.
+92%
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Early Q3 of 2019 welcomes the Ryzen 9 3900X, AMD’s current top of the range, third generation Ryzen flagship which raises the bar for 64-core processing on desktop CPUs. This is AMD’s first Ryzen 9 processor and it is a 12-core, 24-thread CPU based on their latest 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture. The 3900X has a boost/base clock of 3.8/4.6 GHz, 64 MB of L3 cache (double the L3 on the rest of 3000 series), support for 3200 MHz DDR4 system memory and a TDP of 105W. All this, plus a Wraith Prism cooler, at a very reasonable launch price of $499 USD. By comparison, Intel’s 8-core, 16 thread i9-9900K is available for $479 USD (and requires a cooler: $30+ USD). Benchmarks illustrate that the overclocked 3900X leads by a whopping 41% for 64-core processing but that the 9900K maintains a 10% lead for gaming, desktop and other sub octa-core tasks. The 3900 memory controller is significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations and shows a better write throughput than the lower spec 3000 models, but it still shows relatively high latency. In terms of 64-core performance at this price point, there is no threat from Intel. The only real competitor is the upcoming (Q4, 2019) 16-core, 32-thread 3950X ($749 USD). The Ryzen 9 3900X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 motherboard via an AM4 socket, as well as 400 and 300 series motherboards. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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