Real World Speed
Performance profile from 57,696 user samples
8,564 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 59% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 59%
SPEED RANK: 738th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
49,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 135% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 5.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 123% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 123% Great: 135%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
52 % 129 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+147%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
75.8 Pts 85.1 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
58.3 Pts 232 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+298%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
106 Pts 460 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+334%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
165 Pts 918 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+456%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
167 Pts 1739 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+941%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
84.8 Pts 94.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+12%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
69.5 Pts 243 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+250%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
129 Pts 478 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+271%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
203 Pts 939 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+363%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
201 Pts 1839 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+815%
Market Share
Based on 67,672,556 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.88 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
61.6 % 111 % Much better value.
+80%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 95 % Hugely more popular.
+90%
Price
Price (score)
$150 Much cheaper.
+69%
$480
Age
Newest
123+ Months 17 Months Hugely more recent.
+86%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
199 Pts 4394 Pts Insanely faster OC 64-core speed.
+2,108%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
169 Pts 4164 Pts Insanely faster 64-core speed.
+2,364%
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Have had this CPU for over 5 years now and it's handled most of my gaming demands but really struggled on current gen games. With my new GTX1080, it's a clear bottleneck that needs replacing. [Dec '17 Kevster5]

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Intel’s 13th gen. Raptor Lake CPUs offer around 10% faster gaming and 45% faster multi-core performance than their predecessors. The new CPUs are compatible with DDR4 memory and Z690/B660 ($150) motherboards. New high-end gaming builders need look no further than the 13600K. The 13600K beats AMD’s flagship 7950X in gaming and almost matches the 7900X in multi-core performance. Extreme workstation users may find value in the 13700K or 13900K. Gamers on a tight budget can save $40 USD with a 13600KF which is a 13600K without integrated graphics. Although Ryzen 7000 has weaker multi-core, weaker single-core, higher platform costs and higher unit prices AMD have a 3D joker up their sleeve (7800X3D est. 2023). Via “Advanced Marketing” on youtube, forums, reddit, and twitter AMD will demonstrate that their upcoming CPU is the “best in the world” and offer “proof” by way of a small handful of obscure workloads. Games that few people play e.g. (Factorio, SotTR) will be cherry picked, video footage of the gameplay/settings won’t be provided and frame drops will be conveniently ignored. This playbook has easily outsold Intel in recent years but with every overhyped release, consumers lose trust in AMD. Based on social media/press coverage, you would never guess that the combined market share for all of AMD’s Radeon 5000 and 6000 GPUs amongst PC gamers is just 2.12% (Steam stats). Meanwhile Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for a whopping 5.03%. Largely thanks to marketing incompetence, Intel is existentially motivated to deliver material annual performance improvements. Consumers can look forward to Meteor Lake (14th gen) in less than a years time. [Oct '22 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2024 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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