Real World Speed
Performance profile from 35,175 user samples
2,908 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 97th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
32,267 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.7 % 95 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
82.4 Pts 91.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts 141 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
254 Pts 276 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts 528 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+13%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
801 Pts 867 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.9 Pts 96.8 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts 151 Pts +1%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts 302 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts 590 Pts +4%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1012 Pts +5% 964 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,106,458 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.41 % Hugely higher market share.
+486%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 93 % Hugely more popular.
+82%
Age
Newest
12+ Months Slightly more recent.
+8%
13 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1383 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
1215 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1122 Pts +2% 1102 Pts
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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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Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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