Real World Speed
Performance profile from 381,930 user samples
55,674 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 238th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
326,256 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 297th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.8 % +5% 71.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
77.8 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
72.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts +3% 100 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
202 Pts +3% 197 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
386 Pts +3% 376 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
643 Pts +2% 632 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
84.4 Pts +5% 80.4 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts 112 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
222 Pts 224 Pts +1%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts 439 Pts +1%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
730 Pts 737 Pts +1%
Market Share
Based on 44,090,960 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.36 % 0.47 % Much higher market share.
+31%
Value
Value For Money
88.3 % +5% 84.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 72 % Much more popular.
+31%
Price
Price (score)
$152 +1% $153
Age
Newest
34+ Months Much more recent.
+32%
50 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
943 Pts 971 Pts +3%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
848 Pts +2% 835 Pts
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Is this the 12 nm Zen+ Ryzen 5 2600 disguised as a 1600? The "AF" model? [Jan '20 Vycyous]

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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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2021 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical 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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  • 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.

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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.

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Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $48
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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