Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,646 user samples
13,646 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% Base clock 4.95 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 47% Base clock 4.7 GHz
Poor: 47% Great: 67%
SPEED RANK: 237th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
59.3 % 92.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+56%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
79.7 Pts 118 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+48%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts 449 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+55%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
512 Pts 949 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+85%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.4 Pts 130 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+46%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
335 Pts 510 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+52%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
587 Pts 1,072 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+83%
Market Share
Based on 11,473,226 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 124 % Hugely more popular.
+96%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 1.56 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,102%
Price
Price (score)
$126 Hugely cheaper.
+99%
250 USD
Value
Value For Money
81.3 % 99.7 % Better value.
+23%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts 85.7 Watts Hugely more energy efficient.
+157%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Higher core count.
+24%
6.44 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 11.6 threads Much higher thread count.
+44%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 13.8 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+132%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+36%
3.47 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+22%
4.1 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
99.3 Pts 126 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+27%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
83.8 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+62%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
368 Pts 491 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+34%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
306 Pts 532 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+74%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
600 Pts 1,024 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+71%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
510 Pts 1,102 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+116%
Age
Newest
63 Months 15.1 Months Hugely more recent.
+317%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '14 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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