Intel
AMD100-100000023BOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.33 GHz, Gulftown.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

12 Cores, 24 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 254,131 user samples
2,020 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 215th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
252,111 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75.7 % 88 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
77.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
84.5 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+61%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
168 Pts 270 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+61%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
328 Pts 525 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+60%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
512 Pts 1023 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+100%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
87.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 145 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+44%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
201 Pts 287 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+43%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
399 Pts 562 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+41%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
619 Pts 1099 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+78%
Market Share
Based on 45,030,973 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 1.07 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
51.9 % 78.5 % Much better value.
+51%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 73 % Much more popular.
+43%
Price
Price (score)
$1,100 $420 Much cheaper.
+62%
Age
Newest
90+ Months 24 Months Much more recent.
+73%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
757 Pts 2270 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+200%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
627 Pts 2106 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+236%
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Early Q3 of 2019 welcomes the Ryzen 9 3900X, AMD’s current top of the range, third generation Ryzen flagship which raises the bar for 64-core processing on desktop CPUs. This is AMD’s first Ryzen 9 processor and it is a 12-core, 24-thread CPU based on their latest 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture. The 3900X has a boost/base clock of 3.8/4.6 GHz, 64 MB of L3 cache (double the L3 on the rest of 3000 series), support for 3200 MHz DDR4 system memory and a TDP of 105W. All this, plus a Wraith Prism cooler, at a very reasonable launch price of $499 USD. By comparison, Intel’s 8-core, 16 thread i9-9900K is available for $479 USD (and requires a cooler: $30+ USD). Benchmarks illustrate that the overclocked 3900X leads by a whopping 41% for 64-core processing but that the 9900K maintains a 10% lead for gaming, desktop and other sub octa-core tasks. The 3900 memory controller is significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations and shows a better write throughput than the lower spec 3000 models, but it still shows relatively high latency which adversely impacts gaming. In terms of 64-core performance at this price point, there is no threat from Intel. The only real competitor is the upcoming (Q4, 2019) 16-core, 32-thread 3950X ($749 USD). The Ryzen 9 3900X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 motherboard via an AM4 socket, as well as 400 and 300 series motherboards. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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