IntelBX80684I38350K
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
270 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+36%
198 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+12%
96 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 135 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
125 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+11%
113 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
145 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+26%
115 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 524,881 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
505,720 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 164th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
77.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+14%
79.5 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.
+15%
213 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+13%
406 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts 673 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+45%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
87 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
117 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+28%
231 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
458 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
566 Pts 763 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+35%
Market Share
Based on 36,344,272 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 2.74 % Insanely higher market share.
+9,033%
Value
Value For Money
95.1 % Better value.
+14%
83.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 148 % Hugely more popular.
+118%
Price
Price (score)
$185 Cheaper.
+12%
$209
Age
Newest
39 Months 31 Months More recent.
+21%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+18%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz +3% 3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
573 Pts 988 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+72%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts 885 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+90%
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 Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. Even though the 2600 is plausible for multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 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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