IntelBX80677I77700
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 179,131 user samples
61,199 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
117,932 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82.7 % +2% 81 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+15%
102 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
403 Pts +3% 391 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
633 Pts 847 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+34%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
115 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
479 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
456 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
674 Pts 977 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+45%
Market Share
Based on 12,076,981 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.89 % 1.42 % Much higher market share.
+60%
Value
Value For Money
84.2 % 110 % Much better value.
+30%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % 143 % Hugely more popular.
+113%
Price
Price (score)
$278 $130 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
22 Months 19 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 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
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+17%
3.6 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
124 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+12%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
132 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+10%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
461 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+5%
437 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
497 Pts +4% 476 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
621 Pts 947 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+52%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
709 Pts 987 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+39%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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