Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,105,472 user samples
980,212 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
125,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 56% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 393rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.7 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
66.1 %
14 Nov19|PCGamer
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
38 % Hitm2 50%, FarC5 42%, StrangeB 8%, TWarW2 51%, SotTR 48%, ACO 52%, MetroEx 31%, MESoW 27%, Divis2 38%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+10%
71 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+29%
101 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+36%
188 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
480 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+45%
330 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
800 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+39%
577 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
85.8 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
81 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+20%
114 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+21%
225 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
536 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+30%
413 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
872 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+36%
641 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,398,714 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.13 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,488%
0.26 %
Value
Value For Money
84.4 % Slightly better value.
+7%
78.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % Much more popular.
+45%
64 %
Price
Price (score)
$270 $149 Much cheaper.
+45%
Age
Newest
26 Months Much more recent.
+40%
43+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1127 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+77%
637 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1044 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+80%
580 Pts
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 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) September 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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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $44
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