IntelBX8069510980XE
AMD100-100000022BOX

18 Cores, 36 Threads @3.00 GHz, 165 W.
Release date ≈ Q4 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 271,633 user samples
2,548 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 3 GHz
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 114th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 83%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
269,085 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 103rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.2 % 84.2 % +1%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
SotTR 4%, Divis2 4% 7 % BFV 2%, MetroEx 34%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
76.1 Pts 78.1 Pts +3%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts 133 Pts +3%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts 260 Pts +2%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts 485 Pts +0%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
954 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+18%
809 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.7 Pts +2% 87.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts +3% 141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
287 Pts +2% 280 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
575 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
544 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1139 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+29%
882 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,905,252 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.93 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,000%
Value
Value For Money
57 % 81.7 % Much better value.
+43%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 70 % Much more popular.
+37%
Price
Price (score)
$1,100 $310 Much cheaper.
+72%
Age
Newest
21+ Months More recent.
+12%
24 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3281 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+190%
1130 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2608 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+147%
1055 Pts
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While it's good for Intel to cut the prices of top end i9-x980XE in half (from $1979 to $979), it was unfortunately positioned in an awkward position against the competing AMD Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X. This CPU offer better value than the preceding i9-9980XE while offering nearly similar performance as the preceding ones but would prefer paying less for Ryzen 9 3950X, Threadripper 2950X or more for mighty Threadripper 3960X instead.  [Dec '19 ColdSpy]

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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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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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