Real World Speed
Performance profile from 92,464 user samples
92,464 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
89.8 % 92.6 % +3%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
118 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
461 Pts +2% 450 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
473 Pts 916 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+94%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+14%
131 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
511 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
573 Pts 1,035 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+81%
Market Share
Based on 17,679,334 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % 137 % Much more popular.
+39%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.54 % 1.69 % Hugely higher market share.
+214%
Price
Price (score)
$251 231 USD Slightly cheaper.
+8%
Value
Value For Money
95 % 104 % Slightly better value.
+10%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 82.3 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+11%
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
14 nm 13.6 nm +3%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+10%
3.47 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +2% 4.11 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
142 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+12%
126 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
156 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+14%
136 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
535 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+8%
493 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
606 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+13%
535 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
540 Pts 987 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+83%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
606 Pts 1,066 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+76%
Age
Newest
29 Months 21.6 Months Much more recent.
+35%
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630   —
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151   —
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630   —
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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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