Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,468 user samples
10,468 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Base clock 5 GHz
Worst Bench: 50% Base clock 4.7 GHz
Poor: 50% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 176th / 985
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
61.6 % 94 % Much faster effective speed.
+52%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
82.9 Pts 123 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+48%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts 464 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+54%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
529 Pts 818 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+55%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
92.1 Pts 137 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+49%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
343 Pts 531 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+55%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
601 Pts 925 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+54%
Market Share
Based on 7,407,086 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % 116 % Much more popular.
+61%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 1.59 % Hugely higher market share.
+624%
Price
Price (score)
$139 Hugely cheaper.
+84%
256 USD
Value
Value For Money
81.4 % 100 % Better value.
+23%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts 83.3 Watts Hugely more energy efficient.
+164%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+44%
5.56 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 9.33 threads Higher thread count.
+17%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14.9 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+115%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+33%
3.54 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+20%
4.16 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
103 Pts 134 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+30%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
84.8 Pts 141 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+66%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
379 Pts 516 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+36%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
317 Pts 549 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+73%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
618 Pts 886 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+43%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
523 Pts 954 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+82%
Age
Newest
55 Months 12.6 Months Hugely more recent.
+338%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012)   —
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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2018 CPU Rankings.

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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