Intel
AMD100-100000071BOX
  

8 Cores, 16 Threads @2.2 GHz, Sandy Bridge EP.
Release date ≈ Q2 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 207,731 user samples
997 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Base clock 2.2 GHz
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 430th / 1251
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
206,734 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 1251
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
62.2 % 87.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+41%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
77.9 Pts 79.8 Pts +2%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
64.3 Pts 135 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+110%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts 267 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+105%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 511 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+102%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts 923 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+107%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89.2 Pts 89.3 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78.6 Pts 141 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+79%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
156 Pts 281 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+80%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
302 Pts 550 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+82%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts 1030 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+81%
Market Share
Based on 30,112,918 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 3.02 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 171 % Hugely more popular.
+242%
Age
Newest
73+ Months 11 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
734 Pts 1510 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+106%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
605 Pts 1410 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+133%
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