Real World Speed
Performance profile from 150,193 user samples
3,592 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 50% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 50% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 311th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
146,601 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 70th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
70.8 % 87.3 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
82.4 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+5%
78.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.1 Pts 137 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+50%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
180 Pts 271 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+51%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
342 Pts 516 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+51%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
346 Pts 929 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+168%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.9 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
87.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts 144 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+40%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
202 Pts 286 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+42%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
387 Pts 555 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+43%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
387 Pts 1026 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+165%
Market Share
Based on 44,904,679 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.66 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,200%
Value
Value For Money
77.6 % 85.5 % Better value.
+10%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 67 % More popular.
+26%
Price
Price (score)
$199 Much cheaper.
+34%
$300
Age
Newest
88+ Months 24 Months Much more recent.
+73%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts 1525 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+292%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
347 Pts 1436 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+314%
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Good value, especially when buying second hand from Chinese sellers. It only costs about 40 USD but beats 4th gen i5. [Mar '20 HiHaodi]

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The Ryzen 7 3800X is an 8-core, 16-thread high end desktop Zen 2 processor, built on AMD’s seminal 7nm manufacturing process. It has a boost clock speed of 4.5 GHz, overtaking the previous Zen+ flagship, the Ryzen 7 2700X, by 200 MHz and around 16% in terms of effective speed. The 3800X is available at launch for $399 USD alongside four other new Zen 2 processors, including the similarly specified Ryzen 7 3700X. The main differences between the 3800X and 3700X being an extra 100 MHz of boost clock frequency on the 3800X and extra TDP headroom (105W for the 3800X versus 65W for the 3700X) for a $70 USD premium. The 21% higher release price translates to just a 2% higher effective speed over the 3700X. The 3800X is in direct competition with Intel’s i7-9700K, benchmarks show that, when overclocked, the 3800X is 10% worse for gaming but 30% faster for 64-core processing. The 3800X is also 15% ($50 USD) more expensive than the i7-9700K. Additionally, the 3800X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. Like the other third generation Ryzen processors, the 3800X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 chipset as well as the 400 and 300 series motherboards. At $380 USD, the 3800X offers reasonable value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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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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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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