Real World Speed
Performance profile from 375,757 user samples
30,622 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 50% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.3 GHz
Poor: 35% Great: 50%
SPEED RANK: 460th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
345,135 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
43 % 86.9 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+102%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
67.3 Pts 135 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+101%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts 262 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+106%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 464 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+103%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
382 Pts 690 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+81%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78.3 Pts 153 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+95%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
151 Pts 301 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+99%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
277 Pts 550 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+99%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 798 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+64%
Market Share
Based on 22,583,074 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % 1.49 % Hugely higher market share.
+728%
Value
Value For Money
53 % 79.8 % Much better value.
+51%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 140 % Hugely more popular.
+122%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Much cheaper.
+66%
$378
Age
Newest
68+ Months 35 Months Much more recent.
+49%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
485 Pts 802 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+65%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
388 Pts 701 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+81%
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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 that both average effective speed and peak overclocked speed are up by 7%. Most of the increase in average effective speed is explained by the 5% boost in base clocks from 4.0 to 4.2 GHz. The improved peak lab speed is attributable to a combination of better overclocking capacity and improvements in Intel’s speedshift technology which make the 7700K slightly more responsive. Kaby Lake also has marginally better HD 630 integrated graphics. The i7-7700K is priced similarly to the i7-6700K so for top end gaming and workstation builds, the 7700K is the clear choice for 2017. AMD’s Ryzen will release later this year so things could change at that time. [Jan '17 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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  • 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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  • - 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.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
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Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $270Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
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