Real World Speed
Performance profile from 231,783 user samples
231,783 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 4.95 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 371st / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
49.2 % 89.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+83%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
74 Pts 132 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+78%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
143 Pts 260 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+82%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
270 Pts 504 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+87%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
462 Pts 814 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+76%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.1 Pts 142 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+73%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
161 Pts 282 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+75%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
311 Pts 556 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+79%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
530 Pts 914 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+72%
Market Share
Based on 22,712,895 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 162 % Hugely more popular.
+135%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % 1.74 % Hugely higher market share.
+94%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Hugely cheaper.
+92%
250 USD
Value
Value For Money
60.6 % 96 % Much better value.
+58%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 81.7 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+53%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Higher core count.
+24%
6.44 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 10.2 threads Higher thread count.
+28%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 12.2 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+162%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+13%
3.54 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.48 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts 1,094 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+106%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts 994 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+113%
Age
Newest
86 Months 12.4 Months Hugely more recent.
+591%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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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 scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a server proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 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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