Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,342 user samples
5,342 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 31% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 31% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 283rd / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.3 % 92.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+67%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
81.9 Pts 117 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+43%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
263 Pts 447 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+70%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
415 Pts 948 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+128%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 130 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
351 Pts 511 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+45%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
499 Pts 1,069 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+114%
Market Share
Based on 12,921,817 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % 126 % Much more popular.
+67%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.33 % 1.59 % Hugely higher market share.
+381%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
101 Pts 126 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+25%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
110 Pts 136 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+23%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
342 Pts 491 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+44%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
369 Pts 532 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+44%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
496 Pts 1,023 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+106%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
518 Pts 1,102 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+113%
Age
Newest
13+ Months Much more recent.
+32%
17.1 Months
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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2018 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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  • 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.
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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $229Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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