Intel Core i3-9100F vs AMD FX-9590

Intel Core i3-9100F
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 4 / Apr 2018
Intel Core i3-9100F

AMD FX-9590
AMD Socket AM3+ DESKTOP
4700 MHz / Cores: 8 / Jul 2013
AMD FX-9590

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i3-9100F
    129%
  • AMD FX-9590
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-9100F
    152%
  • AMD FX-9590
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-9100F
    107%
  • AMD FX-9590
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-9100F

Much higher single threaded performance (around 52% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
7% higher multi threaded performance.
155 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 29% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD FX-9590

None

Intel Core i3-9100F

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-9100F

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i3-9100F AMD FX-9590
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
SSE4.1
SSE4a
AMD64
AMD-V
AES
CVT16
EVP
FMA4
XOP
Turbo Core
HT3.1

Architecture

Intel Core i3-9100F AMD FX-9590
Architecture Intel_Coffelake vs AMD_Piledriver
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3
Codename Coffee Lake vs Vishera
Release Date Apr 2018 vs Jul 2013

Cores

Intel Core i3-9100F AMD FX-9590
Cores 4 vs 8
Threads 4 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i3-9100F AMD FX-9590
L1 Cache 64K (per core) vs 384 KB
L2 Cache 256K (per core) vs 8192 KB
L3 Cache 6MB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-9100F AMD FX-9590
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs AMD Socket AM3+
Max Case Temp 72°C vs unknown
Package FC-LGA1151 vs uPGA
Die Size unknown vs 315mm²
Process 14 nm vs 32 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-9100F AMD FX-9590
Cpu Frequency 3600 MHz vs 4700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4200 MHz vs 5000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 200 MHz
Voltage variable vs 1.912 V
TDP 65 W vs 220 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-9100F
    5040 points
  • AMD FX-9590
    3050 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-9100F
    17280 points
  • AMD FX-9590
    18807 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i3-9100F (simulated)
    180.83
  • AMD FX-9590 (simulated)
    118.6

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i3-9100F (simulated)
    768.86
  • AMD FX-9590
    717

points - higher is better