Real World Speed
Performance profile from 179,377 user samples
179,377 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 285th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.4 % 93.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+68%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
74.1 Pts 119 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+60%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts 452 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+66%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
474 Pts 921 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+94%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
83.7 Pts 131 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+57%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
313 Pts 513 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+64%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts 1,038 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+88%
Market Share
Based on 16,365,793 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 134 % Hugely more popular.
+95%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.33 % 1.63 % Higher market share.
+23%
Price
Price (score)
$70 Hugely cheaper.
+224%
226 USD
Value
Value For Money
94.7 % 105 % Slightly better value.
+11%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 82.3 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+52%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Higher core count.
+29%
6.22 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 11.1 threads Much higher thread count.
+39%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 13.6 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+136%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+15%
3.47 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +2% 4.11 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.7 Pts 127 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+43%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
79.8 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+71%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
329 Pts 494 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+50%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
292 Pts 535 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+83%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
562 Pts 989 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+76%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
481 Pts 1,072 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+123%
Age
Newest
78 Months 19.8 Months Hugely more recent.
+294%
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 sever 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) April 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. 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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