IntelBX80684I38350K
AMDYD2400C5FBBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads @4.0GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q3 2017.

Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,586 user samples
5,323 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
7,263 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 109th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91.9 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
72.1 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
104 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
476 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+39%
343 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 600 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+24%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
115 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
569 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
431 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
575 Pts 650 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+13%
Market Share
Based on 10,346,816 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 0.56 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
Value
Value For Money
113 % Better value.
+25%
90.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 81 % More popular.
+25%
Price
Price (score)
$169 $159 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
Age
Newest
11 Months 6+ Months Much more recent.
+45%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
142 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+28%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
156 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+30%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
542 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+30%
418 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
606 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+34%
452 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
545 Pts 626 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+15%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
609 Pts 661 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+9%
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The quad core i3-8350K hails from Intel’s most recent (and as yet unreleased) generation of Coffee Lake processors. It has a stock clock of 4.0 GHz, 8MB of cache and a TDP of 95W. The 8350K is the first i3 processor to feature four cores (previous generations of i3s had two cores and four threads). With this eighth generation of processors, Intel has introduced a step change in their nomenclature which witnesses the old quad core i5s become the new quad core i3s. Our benchmarks show a 25% increase in effective speed between generations of i3 8350K vs 7350K and near equivalence between the outgoing i5-7600K and the new i3-8350K. Although the price points of Coffee Lake are not yet known, if Intel keep them roughly in line with the previous generations (i3 ~= $140) this will represent the best improvement in value for money since Sandy Bridge as the 8350K at $140 would be 34.8% cheaper than a 7600K at $215. Cynics among us will see this as an effort to fend off competition from AMD’s new multi-core Ryzen processors. It appears Intel may have been successful with this move as early benchmarks from the 8350K suggest that it beats the more expensive 8 core Ryzen 7 1700 in single and quad core performance by 25%. The 8350K is a great choice for gaming builds, but the budget will also need to factor in a complementary motherboard based on the new 300 series chipset. Expect the quad core i3-8100 which is the 8350K’s little sister featuring a base clock of 3.6 GHz, to follow shortly. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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The budget Ryzen 5 2400G is a four core, eight thread APU (accelerated processing unit: combined CPU and GPU) from AMD’s Raven Ridge product line. It has a base clock of 3.6 GHz which boosts to 3.9 GHz. Its RX Vega 11 graphics scores an average bench of 20% which is at the forefront of performance from integrated graphics and is 34% faster than the RX Vega 8 graphics found in the Ryzen 3 2200G (the 2400G’s ultra budget sister APU). The 2400G currently retails at $162 and includes a Wraith Stealth cooler. This puts it in direct competition with Intel’s quad core Coffee Lake i3-8350K at $167, which does have a 26% faster effective speed. However, the 2400G’s integrated graphics are far stronger (137%) than the 8350K’s, making the 2400G a great choice for those looking for an economical multimedia PC or a super budget gaming PC. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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