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 W-3175X
Xeon W-3175X
server Intel Socket 364770.8128/562018255 W
2
Intel Xeon W-3265
Xeon W-3265
server Socket P66.9124/482019205 W
3
Intel Xeon Platinum 8168
Xeon Platinum 8168
server Socket P61.5024/482017205 W
4
Intel Core i9-9980XE
Core i9-9980XE
desktop FCLGA-2066 (LGA)61.4918 / 3620182066 USD165 W
5
Intel Xeon Platinum 8173M
Xeon Platinum 8173M
server Socket P60.9328/56
6
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
Xeon Gold 6210U
server Socket P60.3020/402019150 W
7
Intel Xeon Platinum 8175M
Xeon Platinum 8175M
server Socket P59.3324/48
8
Intel Core i9-9960X
Core i9-9960X
desktop Intel Socket 206658.9716/3220181669 USD165 W
9
Intel Xeon Gold 6154
Xeon Gold 6154
server FCLGA364758.5318/3620173809 USD200 W
10
Intel Core i9-7980XE
Core i9-7980XE
desktop Intel Socket 206658.3718/3620171733 USD165 W
11
Intel Core i9-9940X
Core i9-9940X
desktop Intel Socket 206657.2714/2820181292 USD165 W
12
Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M
Xeon Platinum 8124M
server Socket P56.6618/36
13
Intel Core i9-7960X
Core i9-7960X
desktop Intel Socket 206655.1016/3220171615 USD165 W
14
Intel Xeon Gold 6148
Xeon Gold 6148
server LGA-364754.5120/402017150 W
15
Intel Xeon Gold 6138
Xeon Gold 6138
server Socket P54.4220/402017125 W
16
Intel Core i9-7940X
Core i9-7940X
desktop Intel Socket 206653.6814/2820171130 USD165 W
17
Intel Xeon Gold 6242
Xeon Gold 6242
server Socket P53.4416/322019150 W
18
Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4
Xeon E5-2679 v4
server 53.3420/402016200 W
19
Intel Core i9-9920X
Core i9-9920X
desktop Intel Socket 206653.3112/2420181145 USD165 W
20
Intel Xeon Gold 6146
Xeon Gold 6146
server Socket P53.0812/242017165 W
21
Intel Xeon Gold 6230
Xeon Gold 6230
server Socket P51.9420/402019125 W
22
Intel Xeon W-2170B
Xeon W-2170B
server Socket R451.8514/282017
23
Intel Xeon W-2175
Xeon W-2175
server Socket R451.6314/282017140 W
24
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176
Xeon Platinum 8176
server Socket P51.5928/562017165 W
25
Intel Xeon W-2195
Xeon W-2195
server Socket R450.8418/3620172768 USD140 W
26
Intel Xeon Gold 6140
Xeon Gold 6140
server Socket P50.5918/362017140 W
27
Intel Xeon Gold 6132
Xeon Gold 6132
server Socket P50.4714/282017140 W
28
Intel Xeon Gold 6152
Xeon Gold 6152
server Socket P49.6122/442017140 W
29
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
Xeon E5-2699 v4
server FCLGA2011-349.4822/4420164354 USD145 W
30
Intel Core i9-7920X
Core i9-7920X
desktop Intel Socket 206649.2112/242017503 USD140 W
31
Intel Core i9-9900X
Core i9-9900X
desktop Intel Socket 206648.6210/2020181004 USD165 W
32
Intel Xeon Gold 5218
Xeon Gold 5218
server Socket P47.6616/322019125 W
33
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
Xeon E5-2697A v4
server FCLGA2011-347.4216/322016145 W
34
Intel Core i9-7900X
Core i9-7900X
desktop Socket R446.1910 / 202017640 USD140 W
35
Intel Xeon W-2155
Xeon W-2155
server Socket R446.1810/202017140 W
36
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
Xeon E5-2698 v4
server FCLGA2011-346.1020/402016135 W
37
Intel Core i9-9820X
Core i9-9820X
desktop Intel Socket 206645.7010/202018405 USD165 W
38
Intel Xeon W-2150B
Xeon W-2150B
server Socket R445.4810/202017
39
Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4
Xeon E5-2673 v4
server 45.3020/402016135 W
40
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
Xeon E5-2697 v4
server FCLGA2011-345.2518/3620162770 USD145 W
41
Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4
Xeon E5-2696 v4
server 44.8122/442016150 W
42
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
Xeon E5-2690 v4
server FCLGA2011-344.6914/2820161995 USD135 W
43
Intel Xeon Gold 6136
Xeon Gold 6136
server LGA-364744.4712/242017150 W
44
Intel Core i9-9900KF
Core i9-9900KF
desktop Intel Socket 115143.278/162019480 USD95 W
45
Intel Xeon E5-2682 v4
Xeon E5-2682 v4
server 43.1116/322016120 W
46
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
Xeon E5-2695 v4
server FCLGA2011-342.7718/3620162601 USD120 W
47
Intel Core i9-9900K
Core i9-9900K
desktop LGA-115142.648 / 162018487 USD95 W
48
Intel Core i7-6950X
Core i7-6950X
desktop FCLGA2011-342.0610 / 2020161060 USD140 W
49
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
Xeon E5-2680 v4
workstation FCLGA2011-341.9814 / 2820161795 USD120 W
50
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4
Xeon E5-2687W v4
server FCLGA2011-341.9412/2420162211 USD160 W
51
Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4
Xeon E5-2686 v4
server 41.8118/362016145 W
52
Intel Xeon W-2145
Xeon W-2145
server Socket R441.758 / 1620171209 USD140 W
53
Intel Xeon E-2288G
Xeon E-2288G
server Socket H441.728/16201995 W
54
Intel Xeon E5-2689 v4
Xeon E5-2689 v4
server 41.6810/202016165 W
55
Intel Xeon Gold 6126
Xeon Gold 6126
server Socket P41.6212/242017125 W
56
Intel Core i7-9800X
Core i7-9800X
desktop Intel Socket 206641.558/162018601 USD165 W
57
Intel Xeon Gold 6144
Xeon Gold 6144
server Socket P41.528/162017150 W
58
Intel Xeon Gold 6130
Xeon Gold 6130
server LGA-364741.4716/322017125 W
59
Intel Xeon D-2183IT
Xeon D-2183IT
server FCBGA251840.9216/322018100 W
60
Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4
Xeon E5-2683 v4
server FCLGA2011-340.2116/322016988 USD120 W
61
Intel Xeon W-2140B
Xeon W-2140B
server Socket R439.298/162017
62
Intel Core i7-7820X
Core i7-7820X
desktop Intel Socket 206639.108/162017392 USD140 W
63
Intel Xeon E-2286M
Xeon E-2286M
server FCBGA144038.948/16201945 W
64
Intel Xeon Gold 5120
Xeon Gold 5120
server Socket P38.5414/282017105 W
65
Intel Core i9-9900
Core i9-9900
desktop Intel Socket 115138.528/162019441 USD65 W
66
Intel Xeon Gold 5120T
Xeon Gold 5120T
server Socket P38.3114/282017105 W
67
Intel Xeon Gold 6134
Xeon Gold 6134
server Socket P38.188/162017130 W
68
Intel Xeon Silver 4214
Xeon Silver 4214
server Socket P37.4212/24201985 W
69
Intel Core i9-9980HK
Core i9-9980HK
notebook FCBGA144037.408 / 16201945 W
70
Intel Core i7-6900K
Core i7-6900K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-337.188/162016252 USD140 W
71
Intel Xeon Silver 4216
Xeon Silver 4216
server Socket P36.8816/322019100 W
72
Intel Xeon E5-2658 v4
Xeon E5-2658 v4
workstation FCLGA2011-336.4714/282016105 W
73
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
Xeon E5-2697 v2
workstation FCLGA201136.3212 / 2420132004 USD130 W
74
Intel Core i7-9700K
Core i7-9700K
desktop LGA-115136.298 / 82018381 USD95 W
75
Intel Core i7-9700KF
Core i7-9700KF
desktop Intel Socket 115136.188/82019356 USD95 W
76
Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4
Xeon E5-1680 v4
server FCLGA2011-336.028/162016140 W
77
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4
Xeon E5-2660 v4
server FCLGA2011-335.6414/2820161470 USD105 W
78
Intel Xeon E-2246G
Xeon E-2246G
server Socket H435.296/12201980 W
79
Intel Core i9-9880H
Core i9-9880H
notebook FCBGA144035.268 / 16201945 W
80
Intel Core i7-8086K
Core i7-8086K
desktop FCLGA115135.226 / 122018890 USD95 W
81
Intel Xeon Gold 5117
Xeon Gold 5117
server Socket P35.2014/282017105 W
82
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3
Xeon E5-2670 v3
server FCLGA2011-335.1512/242014350 USD120 W
83
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4
Xeon E5-2667 v4
server FCLGA2011-335.118/162016135 W
84
Intel Core i7-9700F
Core i7-9700F
desktop Intel Socket 115134.958/82019196 USD65 W
85
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
Xeon E5-2690 v2
server Intel Socket 201134.6410/202013435 USD130 W
86
Intel Xeon Gold 5118
Xeon Gold 5118
server Socket P34.6012/242017105 W
87
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v2
Xeon E5-2687W v2
server Intel Socket 201134.568/1620132104 USD130 W
88
Intel Xeon W-2135
Xeon W-2135
server Socket R434.406/122017140 W
89
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v4
Xeon E5-1660 v4
server FCLGA2011-334.218/162016140 W
90
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2
Xeon E5-2667 v2
server Intel Socket 201134.118/162013764 USD130 W
91
Intel Xeon E5-2692 v2
Xeon E5-2692 v2
server Intel Socket 201133.8212/242013100 W
92
Intel Xeon E-2186G
Xeon E-2186G
server Socket H433.826/12201895 W
93
Intel Core i7-5960X
Core i7-5960X
desktop FCLGA2011-333.778 / 162014443 USD140 W
94
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v2
Xeon E5-2695 v2
server Intel Socket 201133.7712/2420131775 USD115 W
95
Intel Xeon Silver 4210
Xeon Silver 4210
server Socket P33.7310/20201985 W
96
Intel Core i7-8700K
Core i7-8700K
desktop FCLGA115133.636 / 122017360 USD95 W
97
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2
Xeon E5-2680 v2
server Intel Socket 201133.5510/202013401 USD115 W
98
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v4
Xeon E5-2650 v4
server FCLGA2011-333.5012/2420161234 USD105 W
99
Intel Xeon E-2136
Xeon E-2136
server Socket H433.346/122018156 USD80 W
100
Intel Core i7-9700
Core i7-9700
desktop Intel Socket 115133.278/82019168 USD65 W