4 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.2GHz Zen (2017)

2 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.5GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,963 user samples
9,064 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 126th / 1052
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 52%
16,899 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 207th / 1052
Gaming 59%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
68.7 % Faster effective speed.
58.9 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
95.1 Pts 102 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
337 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
272 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
280 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts +2% 110 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
416 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
296 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
638 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
300 Pts
Market Share
Based on 7,884,273 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.37 % 0.41 % Slightly higher market share.
Value For Money
88.2 % 107 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 99 % More popular.
Price (score)
$150 $59 Much cheaper.
11 Months More recent.
14 Months
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 54 Watts More energy efficient.
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores Hugely higher core count.
2 cores
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
4 threads
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
108 Pts +1% 107 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
116 Pts +4% 112 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
404 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
274 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
429 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
312 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
619 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
275 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
642 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
313 Pts
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Kaby Lake (2017)
Motherboard Socket
Integrated Graphics
None HD 610

The Ryzen 5 1400 is the entry-level chip from AMD's latest Ryzen 5 series which is aimed at the mainstream market. The 1400 is a budget quad core, 8 threaded CPU with base/boost clocks of 3.2/3.4 GHz. Like most the other non-X Ryzen CPUs the 1400 comes with a decent cooler included in the box (Wraith Stealth in this case). Modestly priced at $169 the 1400 is in direct competition with Intel's recent Kaby Lake dual core, four threaded i3-7350k which runs at a base clock of 4.2GHz. The 1400's 8 threads allow a near 40% lead in multi-core processing, but for single-core tasks the 7350K is 45% faster. The Ryzen 5 1500X commands a $20 premium and offers a 25% increase in effective speed over the 1400. Although the 1400 only has a base clock of 3.2 GHz it should more or less match the 1500X when overclocked. Provided it is overclocked, the 1400 joins the other non-X Ryzen models in offering the best bang for your buck. Users not keen on overclocking would probably do better to consider the 1500X at this price point. [Apr '17 CPUPro]


The Intel G4560 is one of the first Pentium processors to feature Hyper-threading. This means that although the G4560 only has two physical processing cores, it is able to process four threads in parallel by sharing resources between the physical cores. This typically results in a 50% performance improvement over two physical cores alone. Comparing performance between the lowest spec Kaby Lake i3 7100 and the Pentium G4560 shows that in terms of both performance and specs, very little separates them (even virtualization technology VT-d is present on the Pentium). The Pentium does lack AVX 2.0 (Advanced Vector Instructions) and it trails the i3 7100 by 400 MHz (10%) but there is no longer a clear divide between Pentiums and Core i3s. Intel have achieved an almost continuous distribution of performance levels for each price point from the cheapest Pentium to the top end i7-7700K[Jan '17 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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