Real World Speed
Performance profile from 6,911 user samples
6,911 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 971
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
86.3 % -5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts -6% 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
413 Pts -1% 419 Pts +1%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1250 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+71%
732 Pts -71%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts -10% 132 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
476 Pts -4% 496 Pts +4%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1353 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+63%
829 Pts -63%
Market Share
Based on 5,137,903 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % -19% 115 % More popular.
+19%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.41 % -339% 1.8 % Hugely higher market share.
+339%
Price
Price (score)
$380 -50% 253 USD Much cheaper.
+50%
Value
Value For Money
82.4 % -13% 93.2 % Slightly better value.
+13%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts -17% 81.2 Watts More energy efficient.
+17%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+64%
4.89 cores -64%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+80%
8.89 threads -80%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+6%
14.9 nm -6%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz -1% 3.64 GHz +1%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 0% 4 GHz 0%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
116 Pts -11% 129 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+11%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts -11% 136 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+11%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
461 Pts -5% 482 Pts +5%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
490 Pts -4% 511 Pts +4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1333 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+67%
797 Pts -67%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1355 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+60%
846 Pts -60%
Age
Newest
6 Months Hugely more recent.
+141%
14.4 Months -141%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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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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