IntelBX80684I78086K
AMD100-100000031BOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.00 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
280 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+20%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
110 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+9%
101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
131 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
135 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+13%
119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
133 EFps +2% 131 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 988,660 user samples
33,555 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
955,105 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 111th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.3 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
83.5 %
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Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
3 % BFV 19%, MetroEx 2% SotTR 4%, Divis2 4%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
93.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
+20%
77.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
130 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+5%
256 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
513 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
480 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
826 Pts +4% 798 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.3 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+13%
86.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+14%
136 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
306 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
272 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
605 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+13%
534 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
956 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+9%
875 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,036,120 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 4.41 % Insanely higher market share.
+5,412%
Value
Value For Money
73.4 % 84.2 % Better value.
+15%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 91 % Much more popular.
+65%
Price
Price (score)
$692 $270 Much cheaper.
+61%
Age
Newest
37+ Months 24 Months Much more recent.
+35%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1184 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+5%
1123 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1025 Pts 1044 Pts +2%
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Intel are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their x86 architecture and 8086 processor with the launch of their high-end i7-8086K. Just 50,000 units of this hex core, twelve threaded Coffee Lake processor have been made available globally. Exactly like the i7-8700K, the 8086K features 12MB of smart (L3) cache, 2 channels of DDR4 RAM and has a TDP of 95W. Essentially, the 8086K is Intel’s current Coffee Lake flagship, the i7-8700K, with a single-core turbo frequency factory overclocked by 300 MHz. Thermals permitting, out of the box, the i7-8086K achieves a single core boost speed of 5.0 GHz – which is a new record for Intel. That said, you would be unlucky if you were unable to achieve a 5.0 GHz single core OC with an 8700K. For everything other than single core, the turbo clock speeds on the 8086K exactly match the 8700K which puts the 8086K firmly into gimmick territory. Directly comparing the 8086K and 8700K shows that for a $100 (24%) price premium you get around a 5% performance improvement which drops to around 2% when both chips are overclocked. If the price gap between the 8086K and the 8700K were to fall to less than 20 USD it may be worth considering the 8086K. [Jun '18 CPUPro]

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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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