Intel
AMD100-100000022BOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6 GHz, Sandy Bridge EP.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 158,371 user samples
9,879 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 262nd / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
148,492 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.8 % 85.8 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
84.5 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
79 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.7 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+48%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
182 Pts 266 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+46%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
322 Pts 497 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+54%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts 824 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+76%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92 Pts +4% 88.4 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
99.9 Pts 142 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+42%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
199 Pts 282 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+42%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
381 Pts 549 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+44%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
501 Pts 888 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+77%
Market Share
Based on 33,549,408 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 1.62 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,600%
Value
Value For Money
67.7 % 92.8 % Much better value.
+37%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 119 % Hugely more popular.
+112%
Price
Price (score)
$345 $209 Much cheaper.
+39%
Age
Newest
80+ Months 14 Months Hugely more recent.
+82%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
505 Pts 1141 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+126%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
475 Pts 1076 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+127%
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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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