Real World Speed
Performance profile from 73,176 user samples
73,176 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 91st / 1130
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75.1 % 92.5 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
104 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+13%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
388 Pts 447 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+15%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
399 Pts 947 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+137%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 131 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
478 Pts 511 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
482 Pts 1072 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+122%
Market Share
Based on 11,595,623 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 123 % Hugely more popular.
+81%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.83 % 1.6 % Hugely higher market share.
+92%
Price
Price (score)
$195 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
212 USD
Value
Value For Money
87.4 % 116 % Much better value.
+33%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+11%
85.7 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6.44 cores Much higher core count.
+61%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 11.6 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+189%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 13.8 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+60%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.47 GHz +2%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 4.1 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
121 Pts 126 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
124 Pts 136 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+10%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
472 Pts 492 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
487 Pts 533 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+9%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
474 Pts 1,023 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+116%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
488 Pts 1,104 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+126%
Age
Newest
78 Months 15.2 Months Hugely more recent.
+412%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000   —
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The Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge processor is one of Intel's best performers to date. In terms of real world performance this processor offers far more than most users are likely to ever need. Scoring 2012 points on the PassMark Single Thread benchmark, the 3570K is within a few percent of the fastest processors currently available and at 77 watts TDP it's no energy hog either. The server orientated GeekBench and PassMark scores of 13920 and 7144 put the 3570K at just over the 50% marker in terms of total processing capacity compared to the other processors in the group test. For server based workloads more performance is available from the Core i7 range of processors but for typical consumer use this processor is already far more powerful than it needs to be. [May '13 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. 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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