IntelBX80684I79700K
AMD100-100000071BOX

8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2018.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
287 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+23%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
109 EFps +4% 105 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
137 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
136 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+10%
124 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
145 EFps +3% 141 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,049,069 user samples
436,795 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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612,274 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 77th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.7 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
86.7 %
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review
4 % FarC5 15%, BFV 2%, Witcher3 2%, Civ6 2%, ACO 6%, MetroEx 6%, Sekiro 14%, Wolf2 1% SotTR 5%, Rage2 0%
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
4 % FarC5 15%, BFV 2%, Witcher3 2%, Civ6 2%, ACO 6%, MetroEx 6%, Sekiro 14%, Wolf2 1% SotTR 5%, Rage2 0%
28 May20|Techpowerup
Intel Core i5-10400F Review - Six ...
5 % FarC5 16%, BFV 3%, Rage2 2%, Witcher3 2%, Civ6 2%, ACO 9%, MetroEx 5%, Sekiro 14%, Wolf2 1% SotTR 5%
21 May20|Optimum Tech
Intel i5-10600K Review - 6-core Ga...
13 % FarC5 23%, OverW 11%, SotTR 22%, RDR2 7%, StarWJFO 25% CSGO 11%
14 Nov19|PCGamer
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
11 % Hitm2 17%, FarC5 22%, StrangeB 0%, TWarW2 10%, SotTR 22%, ACO 8%, MetroEx 3%, MESoW 9%, Divis2 7%
28 May20|Gamers Nexus
Best CPUs of 2020 So Far (Gaming, ...
13 % SotTR 16%, F119 13%, TWarTKC 10%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
16 % OC Hitm2 21% OC, TWarW2 13% OC, F118 9% OC, GTAV 17% OC, SotTR 19% OC
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
13 % Hitm2 19%, TWarW2 11%, F118 9%, GTAV 12%, SotTR 17%
07 Jul19|Linustechtips
I had given up on AMD… until today...
7 % SotTR 14%, BFV 11%, MetroEx 8%, R6S 8% CSGO 5%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
8 % BFV 12%, SotTR 8%, MetroEx 4%, Divis2 8%
20 Oct20|Tom's Hardware
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Review: Non-X Mar...
5 % Hitm2 9%, FarC5 14%, WarhDoW3 8%, ProjC2 10%, GTAV 3%, Civ6 4%, FinFant15 5%, WoT 6%, Divis2 7% AotS 13%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
78.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
139 Pts +3% 135 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
277 Pts +4% 267 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
547 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
509 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1028 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+12%
918 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+12%
86.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
142 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
281 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
608 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
549 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1177 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+15%
1021 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,116,201 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.42 % 2.64 % Hugely higher market share.
+86%
Value
Value For Money
97.5 % Better value.
+14%
85.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % 90 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
Price
Price (score)
$270 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
$289
Age
Newest
33 Months 24 Months More recent.
+27%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+11%
4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1180 Pts 1503 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+27%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1042 Pts 1407 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+35%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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The 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The heavily hyped 3700X, paired with a 2060S, offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even 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 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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