Best Overall Performance (over $300)

We rated the processors with best price to performance ratio over $300. CPUs of all vendors and markets (desktop, notebook, server) participate. CPUs with no known benchmark results or prices are not present in the rating.
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# CPU Type Socket Rating Performance Cores/threads Year Price Power consumption
1
Intel Xeon X5690
Intel Xeon X5690
server Intel Socket 1366100.00 32.19 62011337 USD130 W
2
Intel Core i5-8600K
Intel Core i5-8600K
desktop FCLGA115199.74 46.11 6 / 62017379 USD95 W
3
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
desktop AMD Socket SP3r295.51 56.50 102017320 USD125 W
4
Intel Core i7-8700K
Intel Core i7-8700K
desktop FCLGA115189.09 57.48 6 / 122017376 USD95 W
5
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2
server Intel Socket 201187.77 56.63 102013450 USD115 W
6
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
server Intel Socket 201184.86 47.89 102013305 USD95 W
7
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
desktop AMD Socket SP3r284.34 65.52 122017550 USD125 W
8
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
server Intel Socket 201177.92 47.05 82013540 USD95 W
9
Intel Core i7-7820X
Intel Core i7-7820X
desktop Intel Socket 206677.20 66.83 82017900 USD140 W
10
Intel Core i7-7800X
Intel Core i7-7800X
desktop Intel Socket 206676.40 52.26 62017370 USD140 W
11
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v2
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v2
server Intel Socket 115575.74 33.61 42012395 USD77 W
12
Intel Xeon E5-2690
Intel Xeon E5-2690
server Intel Socket 201174.95 49.88 82012423 USD135 W
13
Intel Core i7-8700
Intel Core i7-8700
desktop FCLGA115173.83 54.60 6 / 122017460 USD65 W
14
Intel Xeon E5-2430 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2430 v2
server Intel Socket 136672.44 31.79 62013560 USD80 W
15
Intel Core i7-7700K
Intel Core i7-7700K
desktop FCLGA115172.11 43.35 4 / 82017370 USD100 W
16
Intel Core i7-6800K
Intel Core i7-6800K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-371.58 48.96 62016420 USD140 W
17
Intel Core i7-4790K
Intel Core i7-4790K
desktop FCLGA115070.65 40.24 4 / 82013307 USD88 W
18
Intel Core i7-7700
Intel Core i7-7700
desktop FCLGA115168.87 38.72 4 / 82017339 USD65 W
19
Intel Core i7-7740X
Intel Core i7-7740X
desktop FCLGA-206668.27 44.05 4 / 82017349 USD112 W
20
Intel Core i7-8850H
Intel Core i7-8850H
notebook Intel BGA135665.50 47.86 6 / 122018395 USD45 W
21
Intel Core i7-4930K
Intel Core i7-4930K
desktop Intel Socket 201163.52 46.87 62013399 USD130 W
22
Intel Xeon E5-2470
Intel Xeon E5-2470
server Intel Socket 136661.80 36.20 82012317 USD95 W
23
Intel Core i7-8750H
Intel Core i7-8750H
notebook Intel BGA135661.73 45.11 6 / 122018395 USD45 W
24
Intel Core i7-6700
Intel Core i7-6700
desktop FCLGA115161.73 36.01 4 / 82015434 USD65 W
25
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
desktop TR4 (4094)60.74 79.76 16 / 322017680 USD180 W
26
Intel Core i7-8086K
Intel Core i7-8086K
desktop FCLGA115159.95 61.29 6 / 122018553 USD95 W
27
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
server Intel Socket 201159.68 53.96 102013489 USD115 W
28
Intel Xeon E-2176M
Intel Xeon E-2176M
mobile workstation 59.55 49.54 6 / 122018450 USD45 W
29
Intel Core i7-8700T
Intel Core i7-8700T
desktop 59.02 44.72 62018337 USD35 W
30
Intel Core i5-7400T
Intel Core i5-7400T
desktop Intel Socket 115158.16 23.17 42017602 USD35 W
31
Intel Core i5-3550S
Intel Core i5-3550S
desktop Intel Socket 115558.10 24.77 42012341 USD65 W
32
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
desktop 57.17 95.16 16/322018900 USD180 W
33
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
server Intel Socket 201156.77 59.30 102013565 USD130 W
34
Intel Core i5-8600T
Intel Core i5-8600T
desktop 56.77 39.27 62018374 USD35 W
35
Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2
Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2
server Intel Socket 201155.98 34.06 42013329 USD130 W
36
Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel Core i7-6700K
desktop FCLGA115155.92 39.99 4 / 82015335 USD91 W
37
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v3
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v3
server Intel Socket 115054.79 34.45 42013340 USD84 W
38
Intel Xeon E5-1620
Intel Xeon E5-1620
server Intel Socket 201153.47 32.63 42012330 USD130 W
39
Intel Xeon E3-1275
Intel Xeon E3-1275
server Intel Socket 115553.47 30.04 42011304 USD95 W
40
Intel Core i7-6700T
Intel Core i7-6700T
desktop FCLGA115153.27 32.52 4 / 82015346 USD35 W
41
Intel Core i7-5930K
Intel Core i7-5930K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-353.21 49.09 62014499 USD140 W
42
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v3
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v3
server Intel Socket 115051.95 35.55 42013370 USD80 W
43
Intel Core i7-3840QM
Intel Core i7-3840QM
notebook Intel Socket G2 (988B)51.09 31.63 4 / 82012335 USD45 W
44
Intel Core i7-6850K
Intel Core i7-6850K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-350.83 51.71 62016550 USD140 W
45
Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6
Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6
server 50.56 42.06 42017450 USD79 W
46
Intel Xeon E3-1270
Intel Xeon E3-1270
server Intel Socket 115550.56 29.65 42011317 USD80 W
47
Intel Core i7-6950X
Intel Core i7-6950X
desktop FCLGA2011-349.24 71.94 10 / 2020161576 USD120 W
48
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
server Intel Socket 115049.04 34.86 42013384 USD80 W
49
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2
server Intel Socket 115548.98 31.88 42012352 USD69 W
50
Intel Core i9-8950HK
Intel Core i9-8950HK
notebook FCBGA144048.84 52.68 6 / 122018583 USD45 W
51
Intel Core i7-7820HQ
Intel Core i7-7820HQ
notebook 48.38 33.80 4 / 82017378 USD45 W
52
Intel Core i7-3770T
Intel Core i7-3770T
desktop Intel Socket 115548.38 29.52 42012330 USD45 W
53
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3
server Intel Socket 115047.98 35.57 42013401 USD84 W
54
Intel Xeon E5-2440 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2440 v2
server Intel Socket 136647.72 33.92 82013510 USD95 W
55
Intel Core i7-5775C
Intel Core i7-5775C
desktop FCLGA115047.59 39.57 4 / 82015450 USD65 W
56
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v2
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v2
server Intel Socket 115547.19 24.69 42012507 USD77 W
57
Intel Xeon E5-2687W
Intel Xeon E5-2687W
server Intel Socket 201146.60 51.75 82012609 USD150 W
58
Intel Core i7-4790S
Intel Core i7-4790S
desktop FCLGA115046.53 34.41 4 / 82014400 USD65 W
59
Intel Xeon E-2186M
Intel Xeon E-2186M
mobile workstation 45.14 52.03 6 / 122018623 USD45 W
60
Intel Xeon E3-1280
Intel Xeon E3-1280
server Intel Socket 115544.81 30.49 42011368 USD95 W
61
Intel Core i9-7940X
Intel Core i9-7940X
desktop Intel Socket 206644.15 91.81 1420171551 USD165 W
62
Intel Core i7-3720QM
Intel Core i7-3720QM
notebook FCBGA1224, FCPGA98844.02 29.23 4 / 82012359 USD45 W
63
Intel Core i9-7920X
Intel Core i9-7920X
desktop Intel Socket 206643.62 84.00 1220171100 USD140 W
64
Intel Core i7-5850HQ
Intel Core i7-5850HQ
notebook BGA136442.43 34.04 4 / 82015434 USD47 W
65
Intel Core i7-4770T
Intel Core i7-4770T
desktop Intel Socket 115042.04 31.07 42013400 USD45 W
66
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
notebook BGA41.90 29.28 4 / 82015378 USD45 W
67
Intel Core i7-4702MQ
Intel Core i7-4702MQ
notebook rPGA41.31 25.69 4 / 82013336 USD37 W
68
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2
server Intel Socket 201141.24 58.25 82013764 USD130 W
69
Intel Core i5-3550
Intel Core i5-3550
desktop FCLGA115540.91 24.96 4 / 42012330 USD77 W
70
Intel Core i7-5960X
Intel Core i7-5960X
desktop FCLGA2011-340.38 57.49 8 / 162014770 USD140 W
71
Intel Core i7-4850HQ
Intel Core i7-4850HQ
notebook FCBGA136440.38 32.39 4 / 82013434 USD47 W
72
Intel Core i7-3632QM
Intel Core i7-3632QM
notebook FCBGA1224, FCPGA98840.32 24.98 4 / 82012335 USD35 W
73
Intel Core i7-4910MQ
Intel Core i7-4910MQ
notebook rPGA39.99 34.02 4 / 82014460 USD47 W
74
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2
server Intel Socket 115539.59 32.93 42012540 USD69 W
75
Intel Core i7-4810MQ
Intel Core i7-4810MQ
notebook rPGA39.59 31.13 4 / 82014425 USD47 W
76
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v2
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v2
server Intel Socket 115539.52 24.07 42012329 USD69 W
77
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i7-3930K
desktop Intel Socket 201139.33 43.20 62011399 USD130 W
78
Intel Core i7-4700HQ
Intel Core i7-4700HQ
notebook FCBGA136439.26 27.82 4 / 82013383 USD47 W
79
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3
workstation 39.06 34.64 4/8480 USD80 W
80
Intel Xeon W3680
Intel Xeon W3680
server Intel Socket 136638.47 32.74 62010760 USD130 W
81
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
server Intel Socket 201138.33 45.69 62013645 USD130 W
82
Intel Core i7-4820K
Intel Core i7-4820K
desktop Intel Socket 201137.81 34.98 42013500 USD130 W
83
AMD EPYC 7351P
AMD EPYC 7351P
server AMD Socket TR436.88 56.93 162017794 USD170 W
84
Intel Core i7-3610QM
Intel Core i7-3610QM
notebook FCPGA98836.35 26.88 4 / 82012400 USD45 W
85
Intel Xeon E5-2609 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2609 v2
server Intel Socket 201135.89 18.44 42013510 USD80 W
86
Intel Core i9-7960X
Intel Core i9-7960X
desktop Intel Socket 206635.76 92.53 1620171810 USD140 W
87
Intel Core i7-4765T
Intel Core i7-4765T
desktop Intel Socket 115035.56 26.31 42013400 USD35 W
88
Intel Xeon E5-2420
Intel Xeon E5-2420
server Intel Socket 136635.16 25.35 62012390 USD95 W
89
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Core i7-4960X
desktop FCLGA201134.90 49.66 6 / 122013770 USD130 W
90
Intel Core i7-990X
Intel Core i7-990X
desktop Intel Socket 136634.77 32.74 62011350 USD130 W
91
Intel Core i7-7700T
Intel Core i7-7700T
desktop Intel Socket 115134.17 33.56 42017383 USD35 W
92
Intel Core i7-2960XM
Intel Core i7-2960XM
notebook FCPGA98834.17 25.89 4 / 82011410 USD55 W
93
Intel Core i7-3820QM
Intel Core i7-3820QM
notebook Intel Socket G2 (988B)33.71 30.37 4 / 82012487 USD45 W
94
Intel Core i7-3940XM
Intel Core i7-3940XM
notebook FCPGA98833.64 33.50 4 / 82012539 USD55 W
95
AMD EPYC 7401P
AMD EPYC 7401P
server AMD Socket TR433.58 66.74 2420171221 USD170 W
96
Intel Core i7-870
Intel Core i7-870
desktop Intel Socket 115633.58 19.25 42009310 USD95 W
97
Intel Core i9-7900X
Intel Core i9-7900X
desktop FCLGA-206633.51 79.03 10 / 2020171275 USD140 W
98
Intel Core i7-6920HQ
Intel Core i7-6920HQ
notebook BGA32.98 34.61 4 / 82015568 USD45 W
99
Intel Core i7-4800MQ
Intel Core i7-4800MQ
notebook rPGA32.45 30.57 4 / 82013510 USD47 W
100
Intel Core i7-4940MX
Intel Core i7-4940MX
notebook rPGA31.59 35.61 4 / 82014610 USD57 W

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