Real World Speed
Performance profile from 321,546 user samples
321,546 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 169th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.1 % 95.5 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86 Pts 86.5 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts 150 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+31%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts 295 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+31%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
416 Pts 560 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+35%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
424 Pts 944 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+123%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.9 Pts +2% 93.6 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts 158 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+15%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts 314 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+16%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
521 Pts 614 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
523 Pts 1,043 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+99%
Market Share
Based on 44,120,950 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 93.3 % More popular.
+28%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.43 % 1.47 % Hugely higher market share.
+243%
Price
Price (score)
$199 Much cheaper.
+30%
259 USD
Value
Value For Money
86.7 % 97.9 % Better value.
+13%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts +1% 91.7 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6.67 cores Much higher core count.
+67%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 13.3 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+233%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 11.7 nm Newer manufacturing.
+20%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.53 GHz +1%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.63 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
533 Pts 1,351 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+153%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
427 Pts 1,260 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+195%
Age
Newest
70 Months 11.1 Months Hugely more recent.
+530%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530   —
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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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