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CPU Rankings - October 2017

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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Max Avg Min 113 73.3 32.1 113 64.5 16 4.1 0.42 0 142 94.5 33.9 220 82.9 15 129 43.3 0 1,300 251 16.4
Intel Core i3-8100 $120
Intel’s i3-8100 from their 8th generation of Core processors is a mainstream quad-core CPU. It is the entry model of the latest Coffee Lake line up with a clock spee...
113 %1st81 %33rd0.04 %109th110 Pts30th65 Watts48th0 Months1st$12034th
Intel Core i5-8600K $260
The unlocked hex-core i5-8600K from Intel’s latest Coffee Lake generation of processors is the new flagship of the i5 series, succeeding the Kaby Lake quad-core i5-7...
111 %2nd107 %5th0.05 %106th139 Pts3rd95 Watts89th0 Months1st$26096th
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X $123
At a list price of just $129, the quad core, Ryzen 3 1300X is a great budget CPU. The Ryzen 3 series is based on AMD's powerful and energy efficient Zen core archite...
105 %3rd76 %43rd0.39 %47th106 Pts46th65 Watts48th2 Months7th$12335th
Intel Core i3-8350K $250
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...
105 %4th99.1 %10th0.15 %88th136 Pts4th91 Watts84th1 Months6th$25093rd
Intel Core i5-7600K $230
The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of ...
104 %5th95.4 %13th1.51 %7th131 Pts7th91 Watts84th9 Months20th$23087th
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 $100
The Ryzen 3 1200 is the second of AMD's new entry level CPUs which feature the latest Zen core architecture, as already seen in the Ryzen 5 and 7 series. Like its si...
104 %6th69.5 %59th0.37 %51st96.6 Pts76th65 Watts48th2 Months7th$10025th
Intel Core i7-8700 $320
The high-end hex core, 12 thread i7-8700 is second in Intel’s line up of 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs that witnesses an increase in the number of cores at each SK...
102 %7th106 %6th0.07 %101st133 Pts5th65 Watts48th0 Months1st$320113th
Intel Core i7-8700K $380
The i7-8700K is Intel’s latest, top of the range, 8th generation Coffee Lake processor. Like Kaby Lake and Sky Lake before that, Coffee Lake is based on Intel’s 14nm...
101 %8th112 %2nd0.71 %28th142 Pts1st95 Watts89th0 Months1st$380121st
Intel Core i5-6600K $217
The Intel Core i5-6600K is based on the new "Skylake" 14nm manufacturing process. Sporting 4 physical cores with base/turbo clocks of 3.5/3.9 GHz the 6600K and its p...
100 %9th89.7 %19th1.72 %6th123 Pts12th91 Watts84th26 Months47th$21780th
Intel Core i7-7700K $300
The Core i7-7700K is Intel’s flagship Kaby Lake based CPU which is reported to have the same IPC as its predecessor, Skylake. Comparing the 7700K and 6700K shows tha...
99 %10th100 %8th4.1 %1st140 Pts2nd91 Watts84th9 Months20th$300104th
Intel Core i3-7350K $145
The Intel Core i3-7350K is Intel’s first unlocked i3 processor. The base clock of 4.2 GHz on the 7350K is matched only by the flagship i7-7700K. Consequently for des...
98.2 %11th75.5 %44th0.05 %106th130 Pts9th60 Watts47th9 Months20th$14544th
Intel Pentium G4560 $79
The Intel G4560 is one of the first Pentium processors to feature Hyper-threading. This means that although the G4560 only has two physical processing cores, it is a...
97.1 %12th59.5 %78th0.48 %34th103 Pts55th54 Watts36th9 Months20th$7914th
Intel Pentium G4600 $87
1,471 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
96.4 %13th61.3 %74th0.18 %83rd106 Pts46th51 Watts21st9 Months20th$8719th
Intel Core i5-7600 $219
5,353 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
96.3 %14th86.5 %25th0.38 %49th119 Pts17th65 Watts48th9 Months20th$21981st
Intel Pentium G4620 $98
410 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% Base clock 3.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
95.5 %15th63.5 %71st0.05 %106th109 Pts37th51 Watts21st9 Months20th$9824th
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X $217
The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's rel...
95.4 %16th85.4 %26th0.79 %25th110 Pts30th95 Watts89th6 Months13th$21779th
Intel Core i5-7500 $189
The Core i5-7500 is not due for release until January 2017 but one of our users has submitted benchmarks for it already. We only have one sample so these benchmark r...
95.3 %17th81 %32nd0.75 %27th112 Pts26th65 Watts48th9 Months20th$18970th
Intel Core i3-7100 $114
5,363 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
93.8 %18th66 %66th0.38 %49th114 Pts21st51 Watts21st9 Months20th$11430th
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X $160
The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mi...
93.4 %19th74.6 %47th0.44 %39th105 Pts50th65 Watts48th6 Months13th$16054th
Intel Core i7-6850K $320
The Core i7-6850K is one of four new Broadwell-E prosumer CPUs. This model has six cores with base and turbo frequencies of 3.6 and 4.0 GHz respectively. The 6850K i...
93.2 %20th96.5 %12th0.22 %71st120 Pts15th140 Watts129th16 Months33rd$320112th
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $195
The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryze...
92.8 %21st79.8 %34th2.48 %3rd102 Pts57th65 Watts48th6 Months13th$19572nd
Intel Core i7-7700 $260
15,459 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
91.1 %22nd87.3 %23rd1.27 %10th122 Pts13th65 Watts48th9 Months20th$26095th
Intel Core i7-6700K $314
The Core i7-6700K is Intel's latest "Skylake" flagship processor. It replaces the hugely successful i7-4790K and takes the crown as the fastest mainstream consumer C...
90.4 %23rd93 %14th2.59 %2nd131 Pts7th91 Watts84th26 Months47th$314110th
Intel Core i7-6800K $290
The Core i7-6800K is the weakest of four new 14 nm Broadwell-E prosumer CPUs. This model has six cores with base and turbo frequencies of 3.4 and 3.8 GHz, a TDP of 1...
90.2 %24th90 %18th0.23 %67th112 Pts26th140 Watts129th16 Months33rd$290102nd
Intel Core i3-7320 $152
49 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 2 GHz
90.1 %25th70.6 %58th0 %136th122 Pts13th51 Watts21st9 Months20th$15252nd
Intel Core i3-6100 $109
26,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 47% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
89.8 %26th62.1 %72nd0.63 %32nd108 Pts39th47 Watts12th24 Months37th$10928th
Intel Core i5-6500 $170
42,444 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
89.7 %27th73.2 %52nd1.1 %13th101 Pts65th65 Watts48th25 Months43rd$17063rd
Intel Core i5-4690K $235
The Intel Core i5-4690K is the latest incremental upgrade to Intel's unlocked mid-range quad core family of processors. The 4690K replaces the 4670K. Comparing the 4...
89.6 %28th82.7 %29th1.23 %11th114 Pts21st88 Watts82nd41 Months61st$23590th
Intel Core i5-7400 $177
9,488 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
88.5 %29th73.3 %51st0.81 %23rd102 Pts57th65 Watts48th9 Months20th$17766th
Intel Pentium G4400 $53
5,089 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 50% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
88.2 %30th46.5 %108th0.14 %92nd96.8 Pts74th47 Watts12th24 Months37th$533rd
Intel Core i5-6600 $225
17,404 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
87.9 %31st79.7 %36th0.42 %41st108 Pts39th65 Watts48th25 Months43rd$22583rd
Intel Core i3-7300 $150
154 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
87.2 %32nd67.9 %61st0.01 %125th118 Pts18th54 Watts36th9 Months20th$15047th
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 $150
The Ryzen 5 1400 is the entry-level chip from AMD's latest Ryzen 5 series which is aimed at the mainstream market. The 1400 is a budget quad core, 8 threaded CPU wit...
86.4 %33rd67.3 %63rd0.36 %54th94.8 Pts80th65 Watts48th6 Months13th$15047th
Intel Core i5-3470 $149
The Intel Core i5-3470 is a relatively fast quad core desktop processor based on the 3rd generation Ivy Bridge architecture which was launched in Q2 2012. It scores...
86.2 %34th67 %65th0.56 %33rd93.7 Pts83rd77 Watts68th66 Months109th$14946th
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X $315
The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our...
85.6 %35th88.1 %22nd0.71 %28th107 Pts42nd95 Watts89th7 Months17th$315111th
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280
The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is the least powerful of three new Ryzen 7 CPUs. The 1700 model has base and turbo clocks of 3.0 and 3.7 GHz respectively. Both of its more expe...
85.1 %36th83.8 %28th1.4 %8th102 Pts57th65 Watts48th7 Months17th$28098th
Intel Pentium G4500 $72
813 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
84.8 %37th50.2 %98th0.01 %125th105 Pts50th47 Watts12th24 Months37th$7211th
Intel Core i3-6300 $148
658 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.8 GHz
84.6 %38th65.6 %67th0.02 %117th113 Pts24th47 Watts12th24 Months37th$14845th
Intel Core i7-7820X $575
The I7-7820X is the second of three new Skylake-X HEDT (high end desktop processors) released by Intel as part of their core X series (the others being the flagship ...
84.5 %39th109 %3rd0.26 %62nd132 Pts6th140 Watts129th3 Months11th$575132nd
AMD Athlon II X4 860K $60
The AMD Athlon X4 860K is a quad core budget processor. Released in mid 2014, the 860K is based on the steamroller architecture which also powers some of AMD's more ...
84.1 %40th46.5 %109th0.18 %83rd68.4 Pts123rd95 Watts89th38 Months55th$605th
Intel Core i5-4590 $205
The Intel Core i5-4590 is a slightly upgraded version of the i5-4570. The two processors are identical apart from a 100 MHz increase in base and turbo frequencies. N...
83.9 %41st73.6 %49th0.47 %36th102 Pts57th84 Watts72nd39 Months59th$20575th
Intel Core i7-4790K $339
The Intel Core i7-4790K, codenamed Devil's Canyon, is an upgraded 4770K, Intel's current flagship i7. The 4790K features an improved thermal interface which enables ...
83.7 %42nd88.6 %21st2.07 %4th126 Pts11th88 Watts82nd40 Months60th$339117th
Intel Core i5-4670K $270
The Intel Core i5-4670K is the latest middle tier desktop processor from the fourth generation of Intel's Core range codenamed "Haswell". In terms of raw performance...
83.4 %43rd81 %31st0.85 %21st111 Pts28th84 Watts72nd52 Months91st$27097th
Intel Core i3-6320 $166
449 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
83.2 %44th67.4 %62nd0.01 %125th116 Pts20th47 Watts12th24 Months37th$16659th
AMD FX-9590 $129
AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely...
83.2 %45th61.4 %73rd0.16 %86th82.4 Pts96th220 Watts140th51 Months86th$12938th
Intel Core i5-6400 $179
25,389 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 2.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
82.7 %46th69 %60th0.81 %23rd95 Pts79th65 Watts48th25 Months43rd$17967th
AMD FX-4300 $55
The AMD FX-4300 is a budget quad-core processor which unlike its predecessor, the Bulldozer FX-4100, is based on the Piledriver micro-architecture which was released...
82.6 %47th44.2 %115th0.4 %44th68.8 Pts121st95 Watts89th60 Months103rd$554th
AMD FX-4350 $70
The AMD FX-4350 is a value quad-core processor. It was released in Q2 of 2013 and is a refreshed version of the Piledriver based FX-4300. Its base clock speed of 4....
82.4 %48th48.2 %101st0.06 %103rd75.1 Pts107th95 Watts89th53 Months94th$709th
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X $385
The Ryzen 7 1800X is AMD's flagship Ryzen CPU. Clocked at 3.6 GHz with a turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz (stock) this chip offers a staggering level of multi-core perform...
81.6 %49th90.6 %16th0.48 %34th110 Pts30th95 Watts89th7 Months17th$385122nd
Intel Core i5-4460 $173
The Intel Core i5-4460 is a slightly upgraded version of Intel's 2013 Haswell i5-4440. Comparing the i5-4460 and i5-4440 shows that the only change is an increase in...
81.6 %50th67 %64th1.23 %11th93.2 Pts85th84 Watts72nd41 Months61st$17364th
Intel Core i5-4690 $255
The Core i5-4690 is Intel's latest and greatest locked Core-i5. This CPU will suit serious gamers that don't plan on overclocking. The 4690 replaces the 4670 and sha...
81.2 %51st77.2 %40th0.4 %44th107 Pts42nd84 Watts72nd41 Months61st$25594th
Intel Core i5-2400 $135
Pros: Brilliant value for money. Cons: It's not the 2400k which can be had for just a tiny bit more and offers a lot more flexibility in terms of overclocking....
81.1 %52nd60.8 %75th0.47 %36th84.6 Pts93rd95 Watts89th81 Months126th$13539th
Intel Core i5-4570 $210
The Intel Core i5-4570 is a relatively fast quad core desktop processor based on the 4th generation Haswell architecture which was launched in Q2 2013. With a base...
80.9 %53rd71.5 %54th0.42 %41st99.3 Pts70th84 Watts72nd54 Months95th$21077th
Intel Core i3-4160 $107
The Intel Core i3-4160 is a dual-core four threaded 4th generation (Haswell) processor. It was released in Q3 2014 and scores a respectable 91 for effective speed. W...
80.1 %54th54.9 %88th0.22 %71st96.2 Pts77th54 Watts36th37 Months49th$10727th
Intel Pentium G4520 $92
83 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 44% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
80 %55th51.9 %94th0 %136th109 Pts37th47 Watts12th24 Months37th$9221st
AMD FX-8350 $119
In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scor...
79.9 %56th57.1 %83rd1.84 %5th76.4 Pts104th125 Watts114th60 Months103rd$11932nd
AMD FX-6300 $79
The FX 6-Core, like most CPUs from AMD, delivers reasonably good server orientated multi threaded performance and consequently good processing thoughput at a reasona...
78.5 %57th48 %103rd1.32 %9th70.1 Pts117th95 Watts89th60 Months103rd$7913th
Intel Core i5-2500K $246
The i5-2500K is a second generation Sandy Bridge processor which is currently two generations old and nearly three years out of date. The many users that had the goo...
77.9 %58th73.2 %53rd1.01 %15th101 Pts65th95 Watts89th81 Months126th$24691st
Intel Core i7-5820K $391
The Intel Core i7-5820K is the cheapest of three (5820K,5930K,5960X) new Haswell-E prosumer/enthusiast processors. The 5820K sports six physical cores and twelve thr...
77.9 %59th86.9 %24th0.47 %36th108 Pts39th140 Watts129th38 Months55th$391123rd
Intel Pentium G3258 $80
The Intel G3258 is the first budget Pentium processor to feature an unlocked multiplier. This enables a comfortable overclock to 4.3 GHz using just the stock heat si...
77.6 %60th47.7 %104th0.11 %95th99.9 Pts69th53 Watts25th41 Months61st$8015th
Intel Core i7-6700 $310
43,298 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
77.3 %61st79.1 %37th0.99 %16th110 Pts30th65 Watts48th25 Months43rd$310109th
AMD FX-8370 $137
The FX-8370 is a top of the range black edition Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is both ch...
76.1 %62nd57.3 %82nd0.23 %67th76.7 Pts103rd125 Watts114th37 Months49th$13740th
AMD FX-8320 $106
The AMD FX-8320 has the same architecture and specs as the FX-8350, the only difference being the base/turbo clocks of 3.5/4.0 GHz for the 8320 vs 4.0/4.2 GHz for th...
75.9 %63rd52 %93rd0.69 %30th70.8 Pts115th125 Watts114th60 Months103rd$10626th
Intel Core i7-4790 $308
The Core i7-4790 is the third upgrade to Intel's flagship quad core hyper-threaded CPU. This version, like its predecessor the i7-4771, gets a 100 MHz bump in stock ...
75.8 %64th77.4 %39th0.89 %19th110 Pts30th84 Watts72nd41 Months61st$308108th
Intel Core i3-4370 $159
The Intel Core i3-4370 is a mid-range dual-core four threaded 4th generation (Haswell) processor. It was released in Q3 2014 and thanks to its base frequency of 3.8 ...
75.4 %65th60.1 %77th0.01 %125th105 Pts50th54 Watts36th37 Months49th$15953rd
Intel Core i3-4360 $150
The Intel Core i3-4360 is a good value dual-core four threaded Haswell processor. Released in Q2 2014 the i3-4360 is a slightly improved (+100 MHz base clock) versio...
75.2 %66th58.6 %80th0.01 %125th102 Pts57th54 Watts36th42 Months69th$15051st
AMD FX-9370 $150
The FX-9370 is the slightly lower clocked (4.4 GHz) version of AMD's flagship FX-9 range of desktop processors. The FX-9590 comes clocked at 4.7 GHz with a staggerin...
74.7 %67th58.2 %81st0.02 %117th78.8 Pts101st220 Watts140th51 Months86th$15049th
Intel Core i7-3770K $300
The third gen Ivy Bridge Core i7-3770K can't really be described as a consumer orientated processor. With 8 threads and four cores its capabilities are better aligne...
74.2 %68th75 %46th0.96 %17th107 Pts42nd77 Watts68th66 Months109th$300105th
Intel Core i9-7900X $900
Intel’s core i9-7900X, from the Skylake-X series, is Intel’s latest 10-core, 20-thread flagship processor. It's the first to bear the i9 moniker and utilize the new ...
74.1 %69th113 %1st0.2 %77th130 Pts9th140 Watts129th3 Months11th$900138th
Intel Core i7-4770 $305
The Intel Core i7-4770 features Intel's most recent (Haswell) architecture. As with each of the previous "Core i" generations Intel have managed to reduce power cons...
74.1 %70th75.4 %45th0.64 %31st107 Pts42nd84 Watts72nd55 Months96th$305107th
AMD FX-8320E $98
The FX-8320E is a Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. The ‘E’ in the FX-8320E denotes energy efficiency with the FX-8320E boasting a...
73.8 %71st49 %99th0.28 %60th68.1 Pts124th95 Watts89th37 Months49th$9823rd
Intel Core i7-5930K $480
The Intel 5930K is Intel's new middle tier Haswell-E prosumer CPU. This model has base/turbo clocks of 3.5/3.7 GHz and sports 6 physical cores with 12 hyperthreads. ...
73.6 %72nd88.7 %20th0.21 %76th110 Pts30th140 Watts129th38 Months55th$480128th
Intel Core i5-3570K $331
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 a...
72.9 %73rd76.4 %42nd1.02 %14th106 Pts46th77 Watts68th66 Months109th$331115th
Intel Pentium G3460 $90
The Intel Pentium G3460 is a dual-core, twin threaded processor. It was released in Q3 2014 and with a base frequency of 3.5 GHz it scores a decent 91 for effective ...
71.7 %74th46.1 %110th0.01 %125th96.8 Pts74th53 Watts25th37 Months49th$9020th
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 $16
The Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 is amongst the fastest of the Core 2 Duo range of now nearly ten year old CPUs. The E8400 is included in our group tests simply as a refer...
71.6 %75th24.3 %140th0.44 %39th51 Pts139th130 Watts121st117 Months139th$161st
Intel Pentium G3430 $75
The G3430 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors. The Pentium-G range have very strong single and dual core performance...
71.4 %76th42.9 %118th0 %136th89.7 Pts87th53 Watts25th49 Months76th$7512th
Intel Core i3-4150 $144
The Intel Core i3-4150 is successor to the i3-4130 2013 Haswell processor. Looking at the 4150 and 4130 side-by-side shows that the only difference between the two p...
71.2 %77th54.6 %89th0.2 %77th95.4 Pts78th54 Watts36th41 Months61st$14442nd
Intel Core i3-4350 $160
The Intel Core i3-4350 is a refreshed version of the Haswell i3-4330. The newer i3-4350 has received a 100 MHz increase in clock speed which translates to a performa...
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Intel Core i7-2700K $299
The Core i7-2700K is a 3.5GHz Sandy Bridge processor. Sporting four cores and eight threads the 2700K has a strong performance profile, even by today's standards. Co...
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Intel Core i5-4440 $228
The Intel i5-4440 is one of the cheaper four core Haswell processors. Unfortunately it is clocked at just 3.3 GHz Turbo, which is 15% lower than the leading Haswell ...
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AMD Ryzen TR 1950X $880
AMD’s 16 core, 32 thread Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is finally here to seize the throne for high end desktop processors. The 1950X is the flagship of the Zen based Thr...
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Intel Core i7-4771 $337
The Intel i7-4771 is the same as the i7-4770 apart from a 100 MHz increase in base clock from 3.4 GHz to 3.5 GHz. In theory this increase will only impact multi-core...
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Intel Core i7-3770 $300
The Intel Core i7-3770 is an Ivy Bridge processor. With four cores and eight threads the 3770 has excellent single , dual and multi-core performance. Comparing...
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Intel Core i7-4820K $330
This is yet another processor from Intel that demonstrates their total market domination in the high end PC sector. The 4820K isn't really a step forward in any part...
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Intel Core i3-4340 $168
The Intel Core i3-4340 is a budget dual-core four threaded 4th generation Haswell processor released in Q3 2013. At the time of release it was the top end Haswell Co...
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Intel Pentium G3240 $71
The Intel Pentium G3240 is a budget dual-core, twin threaded processor. It was released in Q2 2014 and with a base frequency of 3.1 GHz it scores a reasonable 78 for...
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AMD Ryzen TR 1920X $780
The Ryzen Threadripper 1920X is a 12 core 24 thread CPU, currently second only to the 1950X (16 cores, 32 threads) in AMD’s latest Zen-based line for high end deskto...
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Intel Core i7-4770K $450
The Core i7-4770K is Intel's fourth generation (codename Haswell) flagship processor in the hugely successful Core range. It's not surprising that the 4770K sets a n...
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Intel Core i5-8400 $678
The i5-8400 is a competitively priced hex-core processor from Intel’s 8th generation of Core processors (Coffee Lake). Along with the release of the unlocked i5-8600...
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Intel Core i3-4330 $164
The Intel Core i3-4330 is a budget dual-core four threaded 4th generation Haswell processor released in Q3 2013. The i3-4330 has gained popularity by offering a good...
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AMD Athlon II X4 750K $84
The Athlon II X4 750K is not about outright speed, it's about value for money. As a result of its relatively weak single core performance, which is around 26% slower...
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Intel Core i7-4700MQ $209
The Intel Core i7-4700MQ is a high end mobile Haswell (2013) CPU. Despite sporting base and turbo clock speeds of 2.4/3.4 GHz, the 4700MQ has a maximum TDP of just 4...
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Intel Celeron G1850 $65
The Intel Celeron G1850 is a budget dual-core processor for desktops. Released in the first half of 2014, this Haswell based version replaces Ivy Bridge Celeron proc...
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Intel Pentium G3440 $95
The Intel G3440 is a budget dual core Pentium processor. This particular model is largely identical to its predecessor the G3430. Comparing the G3440 and G3430 shows...
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Intel Core i7-2600 $284
If there is any chance whatsoever that you may decide to overclock your CPU then it makes a lot more sense to go for the 2600K "K" version which, thanks to its unloc...
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Intel Core i7-5960X $697
The Intel 5960X sports eight cores and sixteen threads. That's two more cores than we have ever seen on a consumer processor before and as such this $1,000 processor...
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Intel Core i3-4130 $168
From the point of view of a consumer that typically uses a PC for surfing the web, checking email, listening to music and watching videos, I consider that the Haswel...
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Intel Core i7-4930K $540
The Intel i7-4930K has six cores rather the standard four. The additional two cores improve multi-core throughput by 50% but leave single and dual-core speeds unchan...
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Intel Celeron G1830 $62
The Intel Celeron G1830 is a budget dual-core processor for desktops. Released in Q1 of 2014, this Haswell based version replaces Ivy Bridge Celeron processors such ...
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Intel Core i7-3930K $490
The 3930K has an outstanding multi-core performance profile, almost as good as you can buy at any budget, which considering its relatively reasonable price tag reall...
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AMD A10-5800K APU $119
The A10-5800K features integrated Radeon 7660D graphics which are approximately 10% more powerful than the HD 4600 graphics found on several of Intel's Haswell CPUs....
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AMD A10-6800K APU $128
The AMD A10-6800K is a Black Edition quad-core Richland APU based on second generation Bulldozer micro-architecture (codenamed Piledriver) launched in Q2 2013. It fe...
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AMD FX-8370E $161
The FX-8370E is an energy efficient Vishera eight core desktop processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is the energy ...
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Intel Celeron G1820 $61
The Intel Celeron G1820 is a value orientated dual core processor. It has passable single and dual-core performance but its multi-core performance is extremely weak....
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Intel Core i7-2600K $410
The i7-2600K Sandy Bridge processor is two generations old and nearly three years out of date. The numerous owners of this superb processor should feel in no hurry t...
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Intel Core i7-6900K $1,000
The Core i7-6900K is one of four new Broadwell-E prosumer CPUs. This model has eight cores with base and turbo frequencies of 3.2 and 4.0 GHz respectively. The 6900K...
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Intel Pentium G3220 $80
The G3220 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors which were launched in 2011. The Pentium-G range have very strong sing...
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AMD A10-6700 APU $128
The AMD A10-6700 is a quad-core Richland APU (CPU+GPU) based on second generation Bulldozer micro-architecture (code named Piledriver) launched in Q3 of 2013. The A1...
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Intel Core i7-3610QM $219
The Intel Core i7-3610QM is a third generation Ivy Bridge mobile CPU. Sporting base/turbo clocks of 2.3/3.3 GHz, four physical cores and eight hyper-threaded cores. ...
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Intel Core i3-3225 $150
The Core i3-3225 Ivy Bridge processor offers both superb real world performance and excellent value for money. For raw single threaded performance the i3-3225 scores...
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AMD FX-8150 $183
The AMD FX-8150 is the earliest eight core variant in AMD's flagship FX series. The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 11...
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Intel Celeron G1840 $80
The Intel Celeron G1840 is a budget dual-core processor for desktops. Released in Q2 of 2014, this Haswell based CPU is 10% faster than its Ivy Bridge Celeron predec...
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AMD FX-4100 $110
The AMD FX-4100 is an inexpensive entry level quad-core processor. It was released in Q4 of 2011 and at the time was AMD’s budget chip on its latest Bulldozer archit...
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Intel Pentium G3420 $116
The G3420 is a 2013 Haswell based CPU and is part of Intel's value range of Pentium processors which were first released in 2011. The Pentium-G range have very stron...
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AMD Phenom II X4 965 $144
At nearly five years of age the AMD Phenom II X4 965 has been included in the CPU group test primarily as a reference. This hugely successful CPU from AMD has been o...
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AMD A10-7850K APU $168
The A10-7850K is a fourth generation Kaveri CPU with an integrated GPU billed as AMD’s most powerful APU when it was released in January 2014. It combines four steam...
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Intel Core i7-6950X $1,300
The Core i7-6950X is Intel’s new top of the range prosumer CPU. This flagship model has a whopping ten cores with base and turbo frequencies of 3.0 and 4.0 GHz respe...
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Intel Core i5-750 $230
The Intel Core i5-750 is a mid-range quad core, four thread desktop processor which is part of the Nehalem series launched in Q3 2009. Considering the age of this pr...
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Intel Core i7-950 $280
The i7-950 is a first generation Core processor which is now three generations and four years old. The 950 was included in the group test as a reference for how fast...
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AMD Phenom II X4 955 $140
The AMD Phenom II X4 955 is a quad-core processor based on the K10 micro-architecture. When it launched in Q2 of 2009, it was AMD’s fastest CPU. Given its base clock...
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Intel Core i7-4700HQ $370
The Intel Core i7-4700HQ is a fourth generation top-end mobile Haswell CPU. With a base clock of 2.4 GHz and a maximum turbo clock of 3.4 GHz. The 4700HQ has a maxim...
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Intel Core i7-3960X $786
The fact that the near three year old Intel i7-3960X still tops the speed charts reflects just how little competition there is in the CPU market. Intel have dominate...
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Intel Core i7-2670QM $200
The Intel Core i7-2370QM is a 2009 Sandy Bridge laptop CPU. With four physical cores and eight threads the 2370QM is able to handle single, dual and multi-core workl...
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AMD Phenom II X6 1055T $175
The AMD Phenom II X6 1055T was the second in a long line of X6's, each successive revision received a small clock speed boost. The 1055T was clocked at 2.8 GHz base ...
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Intel Core i7-4900MQ $541
The i7-4900MQ is a top end 2013 Haswell Laptop CPU. It sports Intel's standard i7 configuration of four physical cores with support for eight hyper-threads. Comparin...
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Intel Core i7-4960X $1,189
The Core i7-4960X is Intel's top of the range desktop processor which sports six physical and twelve hyper-threaded cores. The 4960X was released in 2013 but it uses...
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Intel Core i7-2630QM $199
The Intel Core i7-2630QM is a Sandy Bridge (2011) mobile CPU. Although the 2630QM has a base clock of just 2.0 GHz it's able to boost this to a maximum of 2.9 GHz wh...
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Intel Core i7-3630QM $420
The Core i7-3630QM has been included in the CPU group test as a reference Mobile CPU. This third generation Ivy Bridge processor has proven hugely successful and pow...
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AMD A10-5700 APU $182
The AMD A10-5700 is a quad-core Trinity APU (combined CPU and GPU) based on launched in Q4 of 2012. The A10-5700 is reasonably power efficient with a TDP of 65 Watts...
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AMD FX-6100 $211
The AMD FX-6100 has six processing cores, which is above average for a desktop CPU. Single and dual core performance is weak scoring amongst the bottom 30% of deskto...
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AMD Phenom II X6 1100T $340
The AMD Phenom II X6 1100T was the last, in a long line of Phenom II X6's. The series went 1045T, 1055T, 1065T, 1075T, 1090T and finally 1100T. Each successive relea...
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Intel Core i7-920 $350
The Intel Core i7-920 is five and a half years old which puts it at an enormous disadvantage to more modern processors. The 920 sports four cores and eight threads w...
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Intel Core i5-3230M $247
The Intel Core i5-3230M is a dual-core four thread mobile processor based on the 3rd generation Ivy Bridge architecture. It was launched in Q1 2013 and, for a mobile...
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Intel Core i5-3210M $230
The Intel Core i5-3210M is a third generation (Ivy bridge) mobile CPU. Sporting two cores and four threads the 3210M has a maximum turbo clock speed of 3.1 GHz which...
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Intel Core i5-2410M $160
The Intel i5-2410M is a dual-core four thread mobile processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture. It was launched in Q1 2011 and at the time was reasonably fast...
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Intel Core i5-2450M $225
The Intel Core i5-2450M is a mid-range dual-core four threaded mobile processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture. It was launched in Q1 2012 and is a slightly ...
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Intel Core2 Duo E6550 $30
The Intel Core2 Duo E6550 is nearly six years old, the equivalent of around 3 processor lifetimes. This great grand daddy of a processor has been included in the gro...
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Intel Core i7-4500U $393
The Intel i7-4500U is a dual core, four thread 4th generation Haswell ultrabook processor. Its most impressive feature is a TDP of 15 Watts which typically yields ov...
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Intel Core i5-3317U $225
The Intel i5-3317U is a dual core, four thread, 3rd generation Ivy Bridge netbook and laptop processor. It launched in Q2 2012, and has since been succeeded by the i...
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Intel Core i5-4200U $281
The Intel i5-4200U is a dual core 4th generation Haswell processor. Specifically designed for tablets and ultrabooks it gives the appropriate balance between perform...
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Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 $190
The Core2 Quad Q6600 is over 7 years old which is a lot of processor lifetimes! This particular model has been included in the group test simply as a reference becau...
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