IntelBX80621E52670
AMD100-100000059WOF

8 Cores, 16 Threads @2.6 GHz, Sandy Bridge EP.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

16 Cores, 32 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,750 user samples
4,803 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 397th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
31,947 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
67.3 % 99.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+48%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.1 Pts 82.9 Pts +5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
74.8 Pts 161 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+115%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
152 Pts 320 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+111%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
300 Pts 625 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+108%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
542 Pts 1207 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+123%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.5 Pts 94.8 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+7%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
86.2 Pts 181 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+110%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
172 Pts 359 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+109%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
333 Pts 702 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+111%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
628 Pts 1374 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+119%
Market Share
Based on 58,741,185 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.21 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,000%
Value
Value For Money
106 % Better value.
+24%
85.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 68 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$53 Hugely cheaper.
+89%
$480
Age
Newest
107+ Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+76%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
807 Pts 3089 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+283%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
746 Pts 2595 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+248%
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The 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen 9 5950X is an impressive workhorse. It sits at the top of AMD’s latest Zen 3 based, 5000 series of CPUs and sends a clear message that AMD can beat Intel in terms of raw performance and core count. The 5950X has a boost clock speed of up to 4.9 GHz, a massive 72 MB cache and a TDP rating of 105W. Despite the “gaming” focus of AMD’s 5000 series launch marketing, the 5950X does not efficiently leverage all its 16 cores in gaming (as demonstrated by similar effective speed scores compared to the 12-core 5900X, 8-core 5800X and 6-core 5600X.) 16 cores are only suitable for professional use cases that have CPU processing needs which cannot be more efficiently met by a GPU or other dedicated hardware. There is no Intel equivalent with this number of cores, and the 5950X’s uniqueness is reflected in its $799 USD price tag, 45% more expensive than the 5900X. Gamers will get far higher FPS per dollar by allocating a higher proportion of their budget towards a better GPU rather than blowing $799 USD on the 5950X. Professional users that plan to use 32 concurrent threads at 100% load will find value in the 5950X. On the other hand, workstation users that rarely exceed 20 concurrent threads at 100% should consider the 10850K for around half the money. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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