Real World Speed
Performance profile from 18,190 user samples
18,190 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 117% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 117% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 9th / 1406
Gaming 122%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 134%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
122 % Faster effective speed.
106 %
Avg. Memory Latency
83.9 Pts +1% 83.4 Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed
213 Pts Faster single-core speed.
185 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed
427 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
362 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed
853 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
693 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1457 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
1,176 Pts
OC Memory Latency
92.7 Pts +0% 92.5 Pts
OC Single Core Speed
225 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
195 Pts
OC Dual Core Speed
450 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
384 Pts
OC Quad Core Speed
898 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
746 Pts
OC Octa Core Speed
1550 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
1,274 Pts
Market Share
Based on 61,867,878 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % Slightly more popular.
96.2 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.75 % 0.87 % Higher market share.
Price (score)
$315 251 USD Cheaper.
Value For Money
118 % +3% 114 %
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 97.6 Watts More energy efficient.
CPU Processing Cores
14 cores Much higher core count.
10.4 cores
CPU Processing Threads
20 threads Higher thread count.
16.9 threads
Manufacturing process
10 nm 9.78 nm +2%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +4% 3.37 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.1 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
4.86 GHz
OC Multi Core Speed
2629 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
2,021 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2474 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
1,901 Pts
7 Months Hugely more recent.
19.7 Months
CPU Architecture
Raptor Lake   —
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700   —
Integrated Graphics
UHD 770   —

Intel’s 13th gen. Raptor Lake CPUs offer around 10% faster gaming and 45% faster multi-core performance than their predecessors. The new CPUs are compatible with DDR4 memory and Z690/B660 ($150) motherboards. New high-end gaming builders need look no further than the 13600K. The 13600K beats AMD’s flagship 7950X in gaming and almost matches the 7900X in multi-core performance. Extreme workstation users may find value in the 13700K or 13900K. Gamers on a tight budget can save $40 USD with a 13600KF which is a 13600K without integrated graphics. Although Ryzen 7000 has weaker multi-core, weaker single-core, higher platform costs and higher unit prices AMD have a 3D joker up their sleeve (7800X3D est. 2023). Via “Advanced Marketing” on youtube, forums, reddit, and twitter AMD will demonstrate that their upcoming CPU is the “best in the world” and offer “proof” by way of a small handful of obscure workloads. Games that few people play e.g. (Factorio, SotTR) will be cherry picked, video footage of the gameplay/settings won’t be provided and frame drops will be conveniently ignored. This playbook has easily outsold Intel in recent years but with every overhyped release, consumers lose trust in AMD. Based on social media/press coverage, you would never guess that the combined market share for all of AMD’s Radeon 5000 and 6000 GPUs amongst PC gamers is just 2.12% (Steam stats). Meanwhile Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for a whopping 5.03%. Largely thanks to marketing incompetence, Intel is existentially motivated to deliver material annual performance improvements. Consumers can look forward to Meteor Lake (14th gen) in less than a years time. [Oct '22 CPUPro]


Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2023 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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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