Intel
AMD100-100000031BOX
  

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.70 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,076,639 user samples
4,000 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 286th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
1,072,639 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 210th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
77.2 % 83.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
76.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
114 Pts 133 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
219 Pts 259 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+18%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
398 Pts 483 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
595 Pts 792 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+33%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91.6 Pts +5% 87.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
131 Pts 141 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
258 Pts 281 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
502 Pts 546 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
779 Pts 869 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 68,262,045 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.52 % Insanely higher market share.
+15,100%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 93 % Hugely more popular.
+86%
Age
Newest
74+ Months 60 Months More recent.
+19%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
961 Pts 1091 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
718 Pts 999 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+39%
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