2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.9 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.5GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 29,682 user samples
22,517 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 800th / 1363
Gaming 49%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
7,165 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 1363
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 102%
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.5 % 98.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
75.2 Pts 81.4 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
Avg. Single Core Speed
47.9 Pts 176 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
Avg. Dual Core Speed
85.1 Pts 339 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Speed
129 Pts 617 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Speed
132 Pts 977 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
OC Memory Latency
87 Pts 92 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
OC Single Core Speed
54.2 Pts 187 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
OC Dual Core Speed
100 Pts 367 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Speed
146 Pts 695 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Speed
146 Pts 1052 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 55,525,198 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.46 % Hugely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 96 % Hugely more popular.
97+ Months 8 Months Hugely more recent.
OC Multi Core Speed
146 Pts 1250 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Speed
133 Pts 1194 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2022 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]


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.
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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
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