Intel
AMD100-100000065BOX
  

8 Cores, 16 Threads @2.40 GHz, 45 W.
Release date ≈ Q1 2020.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 194,591 user samples
5,492 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
189,099 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.2 % 95.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.9 Pts +2% 87.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
133 Pts 153 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+15%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
255 Pts 302 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+18%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
472 Pts 558 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
793 Pts 915 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+15%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.5 Pts 95.1 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
151 Pts 161 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts 319 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
559 Pts 632 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+13%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
997 Pts 1003 Pts +1%
Market Share
Based on 46,439,024 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 3.35 % Insanely higher market share.
+11,067%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 92 % Much more popular.
+74%
Age
Newest
18+ Months 10 Months Much more recent.
+44%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1429 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+11%
1291 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1138 Pts 1177 Pts +3%
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