Real World Speed
Performance profile from 264,127 user samples
138,867 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 253rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
125,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 56% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 393rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
73.9 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
66.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
83.1 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
71 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 101 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
198 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+5%
188 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
374 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+13%
330 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
379 Pts 577 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+52%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+15%
81 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 114 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
213 Pts 225 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
410 Pts 413 Pts +1%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
410 Pts 641 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+56%
Market Share
Based on 46,377,373 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.35 % Much higher market share.
+40%
0.25 %
Value
Value For Money
88.4 % Better value.
+13%
78.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 64 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$145 +2% $149
Age
Newest
86 Months 43+ Months Much more recent.
+50%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
412 Pts 637 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+55%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
381 Pts 580 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+52%
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The Intel Core i5-4590 is a slightly upgraded version of the i5-4570. The two processors are identical apart from a 100 MHz increase in base and turbo frequencies. Needless to say the two processors have almost identical effective speeds which is a little disappointing as Intel has simply re-released a near identical product. From a value for money perspective the 4590 does fare reasonably well although it probably has more multi-core horsepower than most use cases demand. For the majority of users, at stock clocks, the G3258 provides comparable performance but with a few simple BIOS adjustments the G3258 can be clocked up to 4.3 GHz where, even at half the price, it destroys the i5-4570 in single and dual core workloads. [Sep '14 CPUPro]

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The budget Ryzen 5 2400G is a four core, eight thread APU (accelerated processing unit: combined CPU and GPU) from AMD’s Raven Ridge product line. It has a base clock of 3.6 GHz which boosts to 3.9 GHz. Its RX Vega 11 graphics scores an average bench of 20% which is at the forefront of performance from integrated graphics and is 34% faster than the RX Vega 8 graphics found in the Ryzen 3 2200G (the 2400G’s ultra budget sister APU). The 2400G currently retails at $162 and includes a Wraith Stealth cooler. This puts it in direct competition with Intel’s quad core Coffee Lake i3-8350K at $167, which does have a 26% faster effective speed. However, the 2400G’s integrated graphics are far stronger (137%) than the 8350K’s, making the 2400G a great choice for those looking for an economical multimedia PC or a super budget gaming PC. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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