Best Intel processors

We rated Intel CPUs using their overall performance, which means averaged benchmark results. Intel processors for all markets (desktop, notebook, server) participate. CPUs with no known benchmark results are not present in the rating.

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# CPU Type Socket Performance Cores/threads Year Price now Power consumption
1
Intel Xeon Platinum 8168
Xeon Platinum 8168
server 91.6024/482017205 W
2
Intel Core i9-9980XE
Core i9-9980XE
desktop Intel Socket 2066 91.5818/3620182100 USD165 W
3
Intel Xeon Platinum 8173M
Xeon Platinum 8173M
server 90.7428/56
4
Intel Xeon Platinum 8175M
Xeon Platinum 8175M
server 88.3624/48
5
Intel Core i9-9960X
Core i9-9960X
desktop Intel Socket 2066 87.7616/3220181700 USD165 W
6
Intel Core i9-7980XE
Core i9-7980XE
desktop Intel Socket 206687.4818/3620171805 USD165 W
7
Intel Xeon Gold 6154
Xeon Gold 6154
server FCLGA364787.1718/3620173809 USD200 W
8
Intel Core i9-9940X
Core i9-9940X
desktop Intel Socket 2066 85.7114/2820181400 USD165 W
9
Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M
Xeon Platinum 8124M
server 84.3818/36
10
Intel Core i9-7960X
Core i9-7960X
desktop Intel Socket 206681.7416/3220171400 USD165 W
11
Intel Xeon Gold 6138
Xeon Gold 6138
server 81.0420/402017125 W
12
Intel Xeon Gold 6148
Xeon Gold 6148
server 79.9920/402017150 W
13
Intel Core i9-7940X
Core i9-7940X
desktop Intel Socket 206679.7614/2820171224 USD165 W
14
Intel Core i9-9920X
Core i9-9920X
desktop Intel Socket 2066 79.7412/242018165 W
15
Intel Xeon Gold 6242
Xeon Gold 6242
server 79.5916/322019150 W
16
Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4
Xeon E5-2679 v4
server 79.4420/402016200 W
17
Intel Xeon Gold 6146
Xeon Gold 6146
server 79.0512/242017165 W
18
Intel Xeon Gold 6230
Xeon Gold 6230
server 77.3520/402019125 W
19
Intel Xeon W-2175
Xeon W-2175
server 76.8914/282017140 W
20
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176
Xeon Platinum 8176
server 76.8328/562017165 W
21
Intel Xeon W-2195
Xeon W-2195
server Socket R475.7218/3620172768 USD140 W
22
Intel Xeon Gold 6140
Xeon Gold 6140
server 75.3518/362017140 W
23
Intel Xeon Gold 6132
Xeon Gold 6132
server 75.1714/282017140 W
24
Intel Xeon Gold 6152
Xeon Gold 6152
server 73.8822/442017140 W
25
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
Xeon E5-2699 v4
server 73.6922/4420161756 USD145 W
26
Intel Core i9-7920X
Core i9-7920X
desktop Intel Socket 206673.4312/242017992 USD140 W
27
Intel Core i9-9900X
Core i9-9900X
desktop Intel Socket 2066 72.3310/202018950 USD165 W
28
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
Xeon E5-2697A v4
server 70.6316/322016145 W
29
Intel Core i9-7900X
Core i9-7900X
desktop Socket R468.8010 / 202017939 USD140 W
30
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
Xeon E5-2698 v4
server 68.6620/402016135 W
31
Intel Xeon W-2155
Xeon W-2155
server 68.6510/202017140 W
32
Intel Core i7-1065G7
Core i7-1065G7
notebook Intel BGA1440 68.644 / 8201915 W
33
Intel Core i9-9820X
Core i9-9820X
desktop Intel Socket 2066 67.7510/202018835 USD165 W
34
Intel Xeon W-2150B
Xeon W-2150B
server 67.7410/202017
35
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
Xeon E5-2697 v4
server 67.6218/3620162776 USD145 W
36
Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4
Xeon E5-2673 v4
server 67.5220/402016135 W
37
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
Xeon E5-2690 v4
server 67.0514/2820162170 USD135 W
38
Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4
Xeon E5-2696 v4
server 66.7422/442016150 W
39
Intel Xeon Gold 6136
Xeon Gold 6136
server 66.2212/242017150 W
40
Intel Xeon E5-2682 v4
Xeon E5-2682 v4
server 64.2116/322016120 W
41
Intel Core i9-9900KF
Core i9-9900KF
desktop Intel Socket 1151 64.018/162019583 USD95 W
42
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
Xeon E5-2695 v4
server 63.7018/362016120 W
43
Intel Core i9-9900K
Core i9-9900K
desktop LGA-115163.598 / 162018520 USD95 W
44
Intel Core i7-6950X
Core i7-6950X
desktop FCLGA2011-362.6810 / 2020161440 USD140 W
45
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
Xeon E5-2680 v4
workstation FCLGA2011-362.5314 / 2820161792 USD120 W
46
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4
Xeon E5-2687W v4
server 62.4312/2420162099 USD160 W
47
Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4
Xeon E5-2686 v4
server 62.2618/362016145 W
48
Intel Xeon E5-2689 v4
Xeon E5-2689 v4
server 62.0810/202016165 W
49
Intel Xeon Gold 6126
Xeon Gold 6126
server 61.9812/242017125 W
50
Intel Xeon W-2145
Xeon W-2145
server Socket R461.918/1620171209 USD140 W
51
Intel Core i7-9800X
Core i7-9800X
desktop Intel Socket 2066 61.858/162018165 W
52
Intel Xeon Gold 6144
Xeon Gold 6144
server 61.808/162017150 W
53
Intel Xeon Gold 6130
Xeon Gold 6130
server 61.2316/322017125 W
54
Intel Xeon D-2183IT
Xeon D-2183IT
server 60.9416/322018100 W
55
Intel Core i9-9900
Core i9-9900
desktop Intel Socket 1151 60.478/16201965 W
56
Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4
Xeon E5-2683 v4
server 59.8916/3220161800 USD120 W
57
Intel Xeon W-2140B
Xeon W-2140B
server 58.518/162017
58
Intel Core i7-7820X
Core i7-7820X
desktop Intel Socket 206658.158/162017740 USD140 W
59
Intel Xeon E-2286M
Xeon E-2286M
server 57.928/16201945 W
60
Intel Xeon Gold 5120T
Xeon Gold 5120T
server 57.0514/282017105 W
61
Intel Xeon Gold 6134
Xeon Gold 6134
server 56.868/162017130 W
62
Intel Core i7-6900K
Core i7-6900K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-355.528/162016936 USD140 W
63
Intel Core i9-9980HK
Core i9-9980HK
notebook FCBGA144054.438 / 16201945 W
64
Intel Core i7-9700KF
Core i7-9700KF
desktop Intel Socket 1151 54.238/82019453 USD95 W
65
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
Xeon E5-2697 v2
workstation FCLGA201154.1712 / 2420132225 USD130 W
66
Intel Core i7-9700K
Core i7-9700K
desktop LGA-115154.108/82018405 USD95 W
67
Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4
Xeon E5-1680 v4
server 53.748/162016140 W
68
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4
Xeon E5-2660 v4
server 53.0814/2820161408 USD105 W
69
Intel Xeon E5-2658 v4
Xeon E5-2658 v4
workstation 52.6814/282016105 W
70
Intel Core i7-8086K
Core i7-8086K
desktop FCLGA115152.556 / 122018480 USD95 W
71
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4
Xeon E5-2667 v4
server 52.468/162016135 W
72
Intel Xeon Gold 5117
Xeon Gold 5117
server 52.4214/282017105 W
73
Intel Core i9-9880H
Core i9-9880H
notebook FCBGA144052.258 / 16201945 W
74
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3
Xeon E5-2670 v3
server 51.8612/242014713 USD120 W
75
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
Xeon E5-2690 v2
server Intel Socket 201151.7710/202013599 USD130 W
76
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v2
Xeon E5-2687W v2
server Intel Socket 201151.678/1620132104 USD130 W
77
Intel Xeon Gold 5118
Xeon Gold 5118
server 51.5312/242017105 W
78
Intel Xeon Gold 5120
Xeon Gold 5120
server 51.2814/282017105 W
79
Intel Core i7-9700F
Core i7-9700F
desktop Intel Socket 1151 51.278/8201965 W
80
Intel Core i7-9700
Core i7-9700
desktop Intel Socket 1151 51.238/8201965 W
81
Intel Xeon W-2135
Xeon W-2135
server 51.176/122017140 W
82
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v4
Xeon E5-1660 v4
server 50.958/162016140 W
83
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2
Xeon E5-2667 v2
server Intel Socket 201150.808/162013764 USD130 W
84
Intel Xeon E-2186G
Xeon E-2186G
server 50.496/12201895 W
85
Intel Xeon E5-2692 v2
Xeon E5-2692 v2
server Intel Socket 201150.3612/242013100 W
86
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v2
Xeon E5-2695 v2
server Intel Socket 201150.2912/2420131780 USD115 W
87
Intel Core i7-8700K
Core i7-8700K
desktop FCLGA115150.196 / 122017376 USD95 W
88
Intel Core i7-5960X
Core i7-5960X
desktop FCLGA2011-350.148 / 1620141005 USD140 W
89
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2
Xeon E5-2680 v2
server Intel Socket 201149.9510/202013335 USD115 W
90
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v4
Xeon E5-2650 v4
server 49.8912/2420161179 USD105 W
91
Intel Xeon E-2136
Xeon E-2136
server 49.566/12201880 W
92
Intel Xeon E-2146G
Xeon E-2146G
server 49.036/12201880 W
93
Intel Xeon E-2176G
Xeon E-2176G
workstation FCLGA115148.996 / 12201880 W
94
Intel Xeon E5-4627 v4
Xeon E5-4627 v4
server 48.7910/102016135 W
95
Intel Xeon Silver 4215
Xeon Silver 4215
server 48.558/16201985 W
96
Intel Xeon Silver 4116
Xeon Silver 4116
server Intel Socket 3647 48.4112/2420171121 USD85 W
97
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4
Xeon E5-2640 v4
server 48.3610/202016970 USD90 W
98
Intel Core i7-990X EE
Core i7-990X EE
desktop LGA-136648.276/12130 W
99
Intel Xeon E-2276M
Xeon E-2276M
server 47.916/12201945 W
100
Intel Core i7-8700
Core i7-8700
desktop FCLGA115147.656 / 122017315 USD65 W