Intel
AMD100-100000031BOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,983 user samples
3,568 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 50% Base clock 3.7 GHz
Poor: 50% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 232nd / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
75,415 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
60.3 % 88.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+47%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
94.1 Pts 131 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+39%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
182 Pts 258 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+42%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
322 Pts 495 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+54%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts 814 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+74%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
474 Pts 1051 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+122%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts 136 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+33%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
201 Pts 272 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+35%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
380 Pts 539 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+42%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
504 Pts 884 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+75%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
505 Pts 1129 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+124%
Market Share
Based on 21,719,163 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 2.66 % Insanely higher market share.
+13,200%
Value
Value For Money
54.6 % 99.3 % Hugely better value.
+82%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 150 % Hugely more popular.
+168%
Price
Price (score)
$397 $185 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
71+ Months 4 Months Hugely more recent.
+94%
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is one of five new processors based on the latest Zen 2 7nm microarchitecture. This 6-core, 12-threaded processor is priced at $199 USD and succeeds the Zen+ Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 18% in terms of average effective speed and 12% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600's base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz match the previous gen hex-core Ryzen 5 2600X and therefore indicate an 11% clock for clock (IPC) improvement over the previous generation. The Ryzen 5 3600 is in competition with Intel’s hex-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core advantage over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single, quad and hex core workloads which translates to 14% higher fps for gamers. Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can impact gaming. Although the Ryzen 3000 will be launched alongside the new mainstream X570 chipset (which is PCIe 4.0 enabled), they are backwards compatible with 400 and even the 300 series motherboards. At $198 USD, the 3600 offers reasonable value for workstation users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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