IntelBX80677I77700
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 170,993 user samples
81,435 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1146
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
89,558 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 91% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 91% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 1146
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.1 % 100 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 120 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
411 Pts 465 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+13%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
626 Pts 1307 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+109%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts +2% 126 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 495 Pts +2%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
673 Pts 1404 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+109%
Market Share
Based on 15,741,523 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.87 % 2.32 % Hugely higher market share.
+167%
Value
Value For Money
80.9 % 100 % Better value.
+24%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 118 % Hugely more popular.
+82%
Price
Price (score)
$323 $290 Slightly cheaper.
+10%
Age
Newest
26 Months 11 Months Much more recent.
+58%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
125 Pts +2% 122 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
133 Pts +2% 131 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
471 Pts 476 Pts +1%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
503 Pts 516 Pts +3%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
621 Pts 1361 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+119%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
710 Pts 1415 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+99%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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