Real World Speed
Performance profile from 37,131 user samples
33,267 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 171st / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
3,864 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 364th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66 % Much faster effective speed.
+32%
49.8 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+21%
85.3 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
198 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+29%
153 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
353 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+40%
252 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
561 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+121%
254 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts +5% 108 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
224 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+17%
191 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
425 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+35%
314 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
641 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+103%
315 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,643,011 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % Hugely higher market share.
+114%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
81 % Slightly better value.
+7%
75.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % More popular.
+18%
79 %
Price
Price (score)
$132 $60 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
32 Months 14+ Months Much more recent.
+56%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
647 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+105%
316 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
573 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+124%
256 Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mid-market range specced out to challenge Intel's i5 series and yield considerably better multi-threaded performance at budget prices. Comparing the i5-7600K shows that the 7600K is 20% faster for single and quad core workloads but looses by 20% for multi-core workloads. The Ryzen 5 line-up also includes the 6 core 12 threaded 1600X. By comparison, the 1500X is 24% less expensive, comes with a Wraith Spire cooler and impressively yields very similar single and quad core performance, but multi-core performance lags 50% behind the 1600X. Both chips can be overclocked, but out the box, the base and boost clock speeds are 3.5GHz and 3.7GHz for the 1500X and 3.6GHz and 4.0GHz for the 1600X. The 1500X is a very reasonable CPU for the money, which thanks to AMD's recent IPC improvements, punches far above its weight for multi-threaded performance by Intel's standards. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

MORE DETAILS

If you had the extra cash, i would buy the 2200G. But this is still great! [Jul '19 GamingEliot]

MORE DETAILS

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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • 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.
How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

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.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - 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.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $260Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $58
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback