The advantage of high frequency? Power consumption, winter can not buy electric heaters.
Heap frequency is a very helpless solution, only the architecture can not be compensated by heap core number and frequency.
Therefore, there are advantages only where new instruction sets or features are not required.
Typical application: FritzChess Benchmark, bullying the analog i5 is still ok.
However, Intel has HT, FX9590 in the same frequency state with HT 2600K, integer performance is depressed.