IntelBX80673I97960X
AMD100-100000022BOX

16 Cores, 32 Threads @2.80 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

VS
About

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,078 user samples
1,299 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 48th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
37,779 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % 91.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 136 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 268 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
479 Pts 509 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
951 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+14%
832 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts +3% 141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts +2% 280 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
571 Pts +4% 549 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1136 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+27%
898 Pts
Market Share
Based on 23,789,520 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 1.46 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
54.5 % 97.2 % Much better value.
+78%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 111 % Much more popular.
+73%
Price
Price (score)
$1,399 $224 Hugely cheaper.
+84%
Age
Newest
27+ Months 6 Months Much more recent.
+78%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2982 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+161%
1143 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2441 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+126%
1080 Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

good [Dec '19 Viper207]

MORE DETAILS

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]

MORE DETAILS

Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2020 CPU Rankings.

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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $205Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $375Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback