Real World Speed
Performance profile from 11,674 user samples
11,674 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75.3 % 88.9 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts 130 Pts +2%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
251 Pts 257 Pts +2%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
469 Pts 502 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
477 Pts 849 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+78%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
481 Pts 1,073 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+123%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
141 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
297 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
279 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
572 Pts +3% 553 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
572 Pts 961 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+68%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
576 Pts 1,184 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+106%
Market Share
Based on 19,495,697 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % 126 % Hugely more popular.
+106%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % 1.61 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,694%
Price
Price (score)
$174 Much cheaper.
+53%
267 USD
Value
Value For Money
85.7 % 91.8 % Slightly better value.
+7%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 82.8 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6.89 cores Much higher core count.
+72%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 11.6 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+189%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12.2 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+15%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
3.51 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.42 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+11%
Age
Newest
23 Months 11.6 Months Hugely more recent.
+99%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630   —
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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) August 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. 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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