Real World Speed
Performance profile from 123,759 user samples
513 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.15 GHz
Poor: 40% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 510th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
123,246 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 21st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
60 % 98.5 % Much faster effective speed.
+64%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.9 Pts 92.6 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
65.3 Pts 146 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+124%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 288 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+150%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
179 Pts 560 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+213%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 1035 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+324%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.2 Pts 97.1 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
81.7 Pts 157 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+92%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts 310 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+97%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts 617 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+156%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
308 Pts 1185 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+285%
Market Share
Based on 44,919,926 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 1.16 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
59.2 % 96.6 % Much better value.
+63%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 95 % Hugely more popular.
+90%
Price
Price (score)
$292 +2% $299
Age
Newest
90+ Months 14 Months Hugely more recent.
+84%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
310 Pts 1656 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+434%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
247 Pts 1530 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+519%
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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $239Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-10700K $299Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
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