Real World Speed
Performance profile from 142,826 user samples
11,663 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 41% Base clock 3.75 GHz
Worst Bench: 27% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 27% Great: 41%
SPEED RANK: 608th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
131,163 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
35.8 % 79.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+122%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
53.9 Pts 118 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+119%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts 231 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+116%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
202 Pts 442 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+119%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
205 Pts 728 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+255%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
61.8 Pts 124 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+101%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 244 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+98%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 483 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+102%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 806 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+237%
Market Share
Based on 22,448,080 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 1.26 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,000%
Value
Value For Money
37.8 % 95 % Hugely better value.
+152%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 150 % Hugely more popular.
+168%
Price
Price (score)
$230 $145 Much cheaper.
+37%
Age
Newest
72+ Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+74%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 1023 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+323%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
208 Pts 953 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+358%
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Considering how old it is, it works well even with a GTX 1050 [Jul '18 TheWildShadow55]

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The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop 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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $244Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $360AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
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