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The Reviewed CPUs

In the tables below, we compare the main features of the CPUs included in our review.

CPU Cores HT/SMT IGP Internal Clock Turbo Clock Core Tech. TDP Socket Price
Celeron G3930 2 No Yes 2.9 GHz Kaby Lake 14 nm 51 W LGA1151 USD 60
A8-9600 4 No Yes 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz Bristol Ridge 28 nm 65 W AM4 USD 70
Pentium G4600 2 Yes Yes 3.6 GHz Kaby Lake 14 nm 51 W LGA1151 USD 90
Ryzen 3 1200 4 No No 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz Summit Ridge 14 nm 65 W AM4 USD 110
Core i3-7100 2 Yes Yes 3.9 GHz Kaby Lake 14 nm 51 W LGA1151 USD 120
Core i5-7400 4 No Yes 3.0 GHz 3.5 GHz Kaby Lake 14 nm 65 W LGA1151 USD 190
Core i5-8400 6 No Yes 2.8 GHz 4.0 GHz Coffee Lake 14 nm 65 W LGA1151 USD 190
Ryzen 5 1500X 4 Yes No 3.5 GHz 3.7 GHz Summit Ridge 14 nm 65 W AM4 USD 180

Below you can see the memory configuration for each CPU.

CPU L2 Cache L3 Cache Memory Support Memory Channels
Celeron G3930 2 x 256 kiB 2 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 2
A8-9600 2 x 1 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 2
Pentium G4600 2 x 256 KiB 3 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 2
Ryzen 3 1200 4 x 512 KiB 2 x 4 MiB Up to DDR4-2666 2
Core i3-7100 2 x 256 KiB 3 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 2
Core i5-7400 4 x 256 MiB 6 MiB Up to DDR4-2400 2
Core i5-8400 6 x 256 KiB 9 MiB Up to DDR4-2666 2
Ryzen 5 1500X 4 x 512 MiB 2 x 8 MiB Up to DDR4-2666 2