Real World Speed
Performance profile from 201,846 user samples
98,865 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 202nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
102,981 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 394th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.3 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
66.1 %
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
10 % Hitm2 5%, FarC5 27%, StrangeB 8%, TWarW2 13%, SotTR 13%, ACO 1%, MetroEx 22%, MESoW 25% Divis2 23%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
85.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+20%
71.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts +3% 102 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
208 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+11%
188 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
386 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
329 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
393 Pts 577 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+47%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.6 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+15%
81.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts 115 Pts +3%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 226 Pts +1%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
411 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts 643 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+47%
Market Share
Based on 44,036,120 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.25 % 0.27 % Slightly higher market share.
+8%
Value
Value For Money
81.4 % +4% 78.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % +5% 64 %
Price
Price (score)
$220 $149 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
44 Months 40+ Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
439 Pts 639 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+46%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
396 Pts 579 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+46%
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Intel’s i3-8100 from their 8th generation of Core processors is a mainstream quad-core CPU. It is the entry model of the latest Coffee Lake line up with a clock speed of 3.6 GHz. Previously, i3 Kaby Lake processors had two cores with hyperthreading, but now, i3 Coffee Lake processors have 4 cores and offer much better value for money in terms of dollars per core. With a performance profile that closely matches last years mid range Kaby Lake i5's (the then go-to mid range gaming choice) and a price tag of just $120, the i3-8100 represents excellent value for money. Unfortunately, like all Coffe Lake processors, the i3-8100 does require a new 300-series motherboard even though it shares the same LGA1151 socket as the previous generation of Kaby Lake 200 motherboards. Intel were clearly mindful of AMD's similarly priced quad core Ryzen 3 1200 which achieves very comparable single, and quad-core benchmarks to the i3-8100.  [Oct '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) 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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