Real World Speed
Performance profile from 122,482 user samples
122,482 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 87th / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.4 % 92.9 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 119 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
408 Pts 451 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
422 Pts 917 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+117%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts +1% 131 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
515 Pts +0% 512 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts 1,039 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+101%
Market Share
Based on 17,786,643 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % 136 % Hugely more popular.
+84%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.77 % 1.68 % Hugely higher market share.
+118%
Price
Price (score)
$255 228 USD Slightly cheaper.
+12%
Value
Value For Money
83.5 % 105 % Better value.
+25%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts 82.3 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+7%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6.22 cores Much higher core count.
+56%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 11.1 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+178%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 13.6 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +1% 3.47 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.11 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
133 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+5%
126 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
132 Pts 136 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
522 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+6%
493 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
517 Pts 535 Pts +4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
523 Pts 988 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+89%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
522 Pts 1,070 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+105%
Age
Newest
61 Months 21.8 Months Hugely more recent.
+180%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600   —
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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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