IntelBX8070811600K
AMD100-100000281BOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
296 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+27%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps +3% 105 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
142 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+9%
130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
143 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+15%
124 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
134 EFps 141 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+5%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 27,782 user samples
3,059 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 94% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 94% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
24,723 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 86th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
104 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
86 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.3 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
78.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
177 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+28%
138 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
347 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+28%
271 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
652 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+30%
500 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1034 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+25%
829 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.4 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+9%
87.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
186 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+27%
147 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
368 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+26%
291 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
714 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+28%
560 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1125 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+24%
905 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,119,524 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.26 % Much higher market share.
+53%
0.17 %
Value
Value For Money
107 % Better value.
+26%
84.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % Much more popular.
+73%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$259 Cheaper.
+14%
$300
Age
Newest
2 Months Hugely more recent.
+82%
11+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1341 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
1172 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1266 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+17%
1078 Pts
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The i5-11600K is the best value "top tier" CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup. With a simple overclock it offers almost the same levels of performance as the 11900K. Rocket Lake brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) which translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Mar '21 CPUPro]

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The XT series of Ryzen CPUs barely outperform their cheaper X and non-X counterparts: 3600, 3600X, 3800X, 3900X. Outside of encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU the Ryzen architecture remains limited by relatively high latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync remains far more efficient than CPU cores for encoding. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn. The best value CPU amongst the Ryzen range is the 3300X which is the first design to focus on delivering lower latency, and therefore better performance where users need it, rather than “Moar Coars”. Aside from the army of anonymous influencers on social media (reddit, forums, youtube etc.), users will be hard pressed to find rational arguments that favor the XT variants over their cheaper predecessors. [Jul '20 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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Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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