Real World Speed
Performance profile from 302,614 user samples
242,099 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 132nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
60,515 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 172nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
65.7 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts 105 Pts +3%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
201 Pts +3% 196 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+13%
344 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
648 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+9%
593 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts 229 Pts +1%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
449 Pts +4% 433 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
751 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+16%
648 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,447,016 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.13 % Hugely higher market share.
+131%
0.49 %
Value
Value For Money
88.9 % Slightly better value.
+7%
82.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
129 % More popular.
+26%
102 %
Price
Price (score)
$113 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
$120
Age
Newest
31 Months 22+ Months More recent.
+29%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
965 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+50%
644 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
847 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+42%
596 Pts
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The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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The budget Ryzen 5 2400G is a four core, eight thread APU (accelerated processing unit: combined CPU and GPU) from AMD’s Raven Ridge product line. It has a base clock of 3.6 GHz which boosts to 3.9 GHz. Its RX Vega 11 graphics scores an average bench of 20% which is at the forefront of performance from integrated graphics and is 34% faster than the RX Vega 8 graphics found in the Ryzen 3 2200G (the 2400G’s ultra budget sister APU). The 2400G currently retails at $162 and includes a Wraith Stealth cooler. This puts it in direct competition with Intel’s quad core Coffee Lake i3-8350K at $167, which does have a 26% faster effective speed. However, the 2400G’s integrated graphics are far stronger (137%) than the 8350K’s, making the 2400G a great choice for those looking for an economical multimedia PC or a super budget gaming PC. [Apr '18 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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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.
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