Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,365 user samples
13,365 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1089
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
89 % 93.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 123 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
437 Pts 463 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
883 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+8%
814 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 138 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts 532 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1033 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+12%
926 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,443,572 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 118 % Much more popular.
+71%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.17 % 1.72 % Hugely higher market share.
+914%
Price
Price (score)
$599 243 USD Hugely cheaper.
+147%
Value
Value For Money
67.9 % 102 % Much better value.
+49%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
140 Watts 83.3 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+68%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Slightly higher core count.
+8%
5.56 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Higher thread count.
+29%
9.33 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14.9 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+48%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.54 GHz +1%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4.16 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+12%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts 134 Pts +3%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
130 Pts 141 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+8%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
516 Pts 518 Pts +0%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
518 Pts 549 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+6%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
980 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+11%
886 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1050 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+10%
955 Pts
Age
Newest
44 Months 14.6 Months Hugely more recent.
+202%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell-E (2014)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA2011-V3   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2018 CPU Rankings.

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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