Real World Speed
Performance profile from 6,174 user samples
6,174 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 194th / 966
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
57.1 % -51% 86.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+51%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
76.5 Pts -54% 118 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+54%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
280 Pts -50% 419 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+50%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts -51% 731 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+51%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
85.7 Pts -54% 132 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+54%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
315 Pts -56% 493 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+56%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
549 Pts -50% 824 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+50%
Market Share
Based on 4,449,043 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % -47% 113 % Much more popular.
+47%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.25 % -654% 1.88 % Hugely higher market share.
+654%
Price
Price (score)
$140 Hugely cheaper.
+90%
265 USD -90%
Value
Value For Money
75.3 % -22% 91.6 % Better value.
+22%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts -54% 81.2 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+54%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+64%
4.89 cores -64%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -11% 8.89 threads Slightly higher thread count.
+11%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm -115% 14.9 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+115%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+10%
3.64 GHz -10%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
4 GHz -8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
92.4 Pts -39% 129 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+39%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
79.1 Pts -72% 136 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+72%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
339 Pts -41% 479 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+41%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
291 Pts -76% 511 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+76%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
560 Pts -42% 795 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+42%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
481 Pts -75% 842 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+75%
Age
Newest
34 Months -173% 12.4 Months Hugely more recent.
+173%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2017 CPU Rankings.

Welcome to our desktop CPU comparison. We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by price to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Calculated values don't always paint the whole picture so we check them against hundreds of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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