IntelBX80684I78086K
AMD100-100000022BOX

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

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

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 303,995 user samples
36,783 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 42nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
267,212 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 97th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
93.3 % Faster effective speed.
+10%
84.5 %
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Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
2 % BFV 14% SotTR 2%, MetroEx 2%, Divis2 2%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.3 Pts Lower memory latency.
+18%
78.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts +3% 133 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
266 Pts +2% 260 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
507 Pts +4% 487 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
821 Pts +1% 810 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
87.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
142 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
306 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+9%
280 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
605 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
544 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
971 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+11%
878 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,498,017 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.87 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,143%
Value
Value For Money
72.6 % 83.8 % Better value.
+15%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 70 % More popular.
+27%
Price
Price (score)
$692 $286 Much cheaper.
+59%
Age
Newest
39+ Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+33%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1196 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+5%
1137 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1018 Pts 1060 Pts +4%
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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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Early Q3 of 2019 sees the release of the new Ryzen 5 3600X: a hex-core, 12-thread processor. AMD are releasing five new CPUs based on their latest Zen 2 microarchitecture which delivers approximately 13% better IPC than the previous 12nm Zen+. For workstation builds the 3600X is viable, however, the $200 USD Ryzen 5 3600 represents a far better value proposition. The additional $40 USD for the 3600X basically buys a better cooler (Spire vs Stealth). This allows for an extra 200 MHz of extra base and boost clock: 3.8 / 4.4 GHz on the 3600X vs 3.6 / 4.2 GHz on the 3600, this translates to approximately 2% higher overclocked performance for 20% more money. Neither of the stock coolers on the 3600 or 3600X are as effective as a $20 USD aftermarket cooler such as the Gammaxx 400. The 3600 with a Gammaxx 400 outperforms the 3600X with a Spire cooler and when both use a Gammaxx 400 they are more or less identical. The 3600X SKU is basically a marketing gimmick designed to milk unsuspecting consumers. Comparing the 3600X to Intel’s overclocked flagship i5-9600K shows that although the 3600X has 29% faster 64-core speed, it is around 11% worse for gaming (sub eight core performance). Additionally, the 3600X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. The arrival of Zen 2 marks the end of the "Sandy Bridge (i5-2500K)" era, Intel can no longer rely exclusively on their single-core advantage to dominate the market, they must also compete on price. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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