IntelBX80684I38350K
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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 63,726 user samples
19,161 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 74th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
44,565 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 321st / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % Faster effective speed.
+24%
68.6 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+24%
73 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
102 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+27%
194 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+32%
346 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts 554 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+20%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+20%
80.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+31%
113 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+32%
223 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+38%
408 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
566 Pts 633 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 36,345,622 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+267%
Value
Value For Money
95.1 % Much better value.
+42%
67.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 94 % Much more popular.
+38%
Price
Price (score)
$185 Much cheaper.
+39%
$301
Age
Newest
39 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
43 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+14%
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.7 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
573 Pts 637 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+11%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts 563 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+21%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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The quad core i3-8350K hails from Intel’s most recent (and as yet unreleased) generation of Coffee Lake processors. It has a stock clock of 4.0 GHz, 8MB of cache and a TDP of 95W. The 8350K is the first i3 processor to feature four cores (previous generations of i3s had two cores and four threads). With this eighth generation of processors, Intel has introduced a step change in their nomenclature which witnesses the old quad core i5s become the new quad core i3s. Our benchmarks show a 25% increase in effective speed between generations of i3 8350K vs 7350K and near equivalence between the outgoing i5-7600K and the new i3-8350K. Although the price points of Coffee Lake are not yet known, if Intel keep them roughly in line with the previous generations (i3 ~= $140) this will represent the best improvement in value for money since Sandy Bridge as the 8350K at $140 would be 34.8% cheaper than a 7600K at $215. Cynics among us will see this as an effort to fend off competition from AMD’s new multi-core Ryzen processors. It appears Intel may have been successful with this move as early benchmarks from the 8350K suggest that it beats the more expensive 8 core Ryzen 7 1700 in single and quad core performance by 25%. The 8350K is a great choice for gaming builds, but the budget will also need to factor in a complementary motherboard based on the new 300 series chipset. Expect the quad core i3-8100 which is the 8350K’s little sister featuring a base clock of 3.6 GHz, to follow shortly. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mid-market range specced out to challenge Intel's i5 series and yield considerably better multi-threaded performance at budget prices. Comparing the i5-7600K shows that the 7600K is 20% faster for single and quad core workloads but looses by 20% for multi-core workloads. The Ryzen 5 line-up also includes the 6 core 12 threaded 1600X. By comparison, the 1500X is 24% less expensive, comes with a Wraith Spire cooler and impressively yields very similar single and quad core performance, but multi-core performance lags 50% behind the 1600X. Both chips can be overclocked, but out the box, the base and boost clock speeds are 3.5GHz and 3.7GHz for the 1500X and 3.6GHz and 4.0GHz for the 1600X. The 1500X is a very reasonable CPU for the money, which thanks to AMD's recent IPC improvements, punches far above its weight for multi-threaded performance by Intel's standards. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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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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