Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,529 user samples
6,258 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 42% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 42% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 671st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
2,271 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53 % 97.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+85%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
70.9 Pts 84.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
+19%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
66 Pts 159 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+141%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 314 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+157%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
204 Pts 596 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+192%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
208 Pts 936 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+350%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
83.2 Pts 94 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+13%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
75.9 Pts 166 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+119%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts 331 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+136%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 647 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+171%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts 1018 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+328%
Market Share
Based on 43,966,946 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.19 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,800%
Value
Value For Money
64.6 % 104 % Much better value.
+61%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 97 % Hugely more popular.
+90%
Price
Price (score)
$135 Much cheaper.
+39%
$220
Age
Newest
87+ Months 2 Months Hugely more recent.
+98%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
237 Pts 1188 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+401%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
208 Pts 1137 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+447%
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The Rocket Lake i5-11400F paired with a B560 motherboard and 3200 RAM ($365 USD) offers unprecedented value for money to gamers. It completely prices AMD's 5000 series out of the market. Rocket Lake brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) which translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Mar '21 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2021 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. 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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Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $40
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-10700K $300Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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