Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,309 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
1,148 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 244th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
72.9 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
77.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+14%
109 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+18%
208 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+25%
367 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts 587 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+27%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+13%
86 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
118 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+26%
234 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+27%
443 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
566 Pts 657 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+16%
Market Share
Based on 36,346,962 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % Hugely higher market share.
+200%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 70 % +3%
Age
Newest
39 Months 27+ Months Much more recent.
+31%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
573 Pts 656 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts 597 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+28%
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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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2020 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 i5-9600K $193Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $250Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $181
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