Real World Speed
Performance profile from 24,486 user samples
24,486 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
86.1 % -10%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
118 Pts -10%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
417 Pts -17%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
503 Pts -45% 731 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+45%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
151 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+14%
132 Pts -14%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
595 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+20%
495 Pts -20%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
596 Pts -38% 825 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+38%
Market Share
Based on 5,095,848 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
120 % +5% 115 % -5%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.7 % -8% 1.84 % Slightly higher market share.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$230 Slightly cheaper.
+11%
256 USD -11%
Value
Value For Money
103 % Slightly better value.
+11%
92.7 % -11%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts -12% 81.2 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+12%
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
14 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+6%
14.9 nm -6%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz +4% 3.64 GHz -4%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +5% 4 GHz -5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
147 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+14%
129 Pts -14%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
156 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+15%
136 Pts -15%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
575 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+20%
481 Pts -20%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
621 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+22%
511 Pts -22%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
577 Pts -38% 795 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+38%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
622 Pts -35% 842 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+35%
Age
Newest
8 Months Hugely more recent.
+81%
14.4 Months -81%
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630   —
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151   —
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630   —
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