Intel
AMD100-100000071BOX

2 Cores, 2 Threads @3.0GHz, Core.
Release date: Q1 2008.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 121,129 user samples
48,048 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 27% Base clock 4.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 27%
SPEED RANK: 824th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
73,081 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
24.6 % 93 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+279%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
50.1 Pts 136 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+171%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
95.3 Pts 269 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+182%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
96.5 Pts 522 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+441%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
98.5 Pts 949 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+863%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
54.6 Pts 141 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+158%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 280 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+157%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 550 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+405%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 1059 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+872%
Market Share
Based on 22,645,051 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 2.44 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,009%
Value
Value For Money
43.7 % 90.3 % Hugely better value.
+107%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 147 % Hugely more popular.
+167%
Price
Price (score)
$34 Hugely cheaper.
+89%
$310
Age
Newest
143 Months 5 Months Hugely more recent.
+97%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
130 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+50%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
2 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+700%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
45 nm 7 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+84%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz 3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+20%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3 GHz 4.4 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+47%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts 1494 Pts Insanely faster OC 64-core speed.
+1,271%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
99.1 Pts 1422 Pts Insanely faster 64-core speed.
+1,335%
Series
CPU Architecture
Core Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA775 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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