Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,389 user samples
36,389 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.7 % -13% 86.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts -11% 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
397 Pts -6% 419 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
405 Pts -81% 733 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+81%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts -6% 132 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts -2% 494 Pts +2%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts -70% 827 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+70%
Market Share
Based on 4,104,252 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % -39% 107 % Much more popular.
+39%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.22 % -50% 1.82 % Much higher market share.
+50%
Price
Price (score)
$424 -60% 266 USD Much cheaper.
+60%
Value
Value For Money
66.6 % -37% 91.4 % Much better value.
+37%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+5%
81.2 Watts -5%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -22% 4.89 cores Higher core count.
+22%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -122% 8.89 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+122%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -48% 14.9 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+48%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -7% 3.64 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz -5% 4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
124 Pts -4% 129 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
126 Pts -8% 136 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+8%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
485 Pts +1% 481 Pts -1%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
491 Pts -4% 510 Pts +4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
485 Pts -64% 797 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+64%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
491 Pts -72% 843 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+72%
Age
Newest
62 Months -442% 11.4 Months Hugely more recent.
+442%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge (2012)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000   —
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The Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge processor is one of Intel's best performers to date. In terms of real world performance this processor offers far more than most users are likely to ever need. Scoring 2012 points on the PassMark Single Thread benchmark, the 3570K is within a few percent of the fastest processors currently available and at 77 watts TDP it's no energy hog either. The server orientated GeekBench and PassMark scores of 13920 and 7144 put the 3570K at just over the 50% marker in terms of total processing capacity compared to the other processors in the group test. For server based workloads more performance is available from the Core i7 range of processors but for typical consumer use this processor is already far more powerful than it needs to be. [May '13 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2017 CPU Rankings.

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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Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
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