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 Core i9-9980XE
Core i9-9980XE
desktop Intel Socket 2066 100.001820182100 USD165 W
2
Intel Core i9-7980XE
Core i9-7980XE
desktop Intel Socket 206695.381820171805 USD165 W
3
Intel Xeon Gold 6154
Xeon Gold 6154
server FCLGA364795.181820173809 USD200 W
4
Intel Core i9-7960X
Core i9-7960X
desktop Intel Socket 206688.251620171400 USD140 W
5
Intel Core i9-7940X
Core i9-7940X
desktop Intel Socket 206687.351420171224 USD165 W
6
Intel Xeon W-2195
Xeon W-2195
server Socket R485.771820172768 USD140 W
7
Intel Core i9-7920X
Core i9-7920X
desktop Intel Socket 206679.74122017992 USD140 W
8
Intel Core i9-9980HK
Core i9-9980HK
notebook FCBGA144078.568 / 16201945 W
9
Intel Core i9-7900X
Core i9-7900X
desktop Socket R475.5310 / 202017939 USD140 W
10
Intel Core i9-9900K
Core i9-9900K
desktop LGA-115170.288/162018520 USD95 W
11
Intel Core i7-6950X
Core i7-6950X
desktop FCLGA2011-368.5910 / 2020161440 USD120 W
12
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
Xeon E5-2680 v4
workstation FCLGA2011-368.2714 / 2820161792 USD120 W
13
Intel Xeon W-2145
Xeon W-2145
server Socket R467.728/161209 USD140 W
14
Intel Core i7-9750H
Core i7-9750H
notebook FCBGA144066.516 / 12201945 W
15
Intel Core i7-7820X
Core i7-7820X
desktop Intel Socket 206663.6982017740 USD140 W
16
Intel Core i7-6900K
Core i7-6900K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-360.7882016936 USD140 W
17
Intel Core i7-9700K
Core i7-9700K
desktop LGA-115160.398/82018405 USD95 W
18
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
Xeon E5-2697 v2
workstation FCLGA201159.9512 / 2420132225 USD130 W
19
Intel Core i7-8086K
Core i7-8086K
desktop FCLGA115157.866 / 122018480 USD95 W
20
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
Xeon E5-2690 v2
server Intel Socket 201156.68102013599 USD130 W
21
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v2
Xeon E5-2687W v2
server Intel Socket 201156.60820132104 USD130 W
22
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2
Xeon E5-2667 v2
server Intel Socket 201155.5482013764 USD130 W
23
Intel Xeon E5-2692 v2
Xeon E5-2692 v2
server Intel Socket 201154.99122013100 W
24
Intel Core i7-8700K
Core i7-8700K
desktop FCLGA115154.826 / 122017376 USD95 W
25
Intel Core i7-5960X
Core i7-5960X
desktop FCLGA2011-354.768 / 1620141005 USD140 W
26
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v2
Xeon E5-2695 v2
server Intel Socket 201154.411220131780 USD115 W
27
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v2
Xeon E5-2680 v2
server Intel Socket 201154.21102013335 USD115 W
28
Intel Xeon Silver 4116
Xeon Silver 4116
server Intel Socket 3647 52.351220171121 USD85 W
29
Intel Core i7-8700
Core i7-8700
desktop FCLGA115152.036 / 122017315 USD65 W
30
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
Xeon E5-2670 v2
server Intel Socket 201151.48102013489 USD115 W
31
Intel Core i7-980X EE
Core i7-980X EE
desktop LGA-136651.256/12130 W
32
Intel Core i7-990X EE
Core i7-990X EE
desktop LGA-136650.716/12130 W
33
Intel Core i7-4950HQ
Core i7-4950HQ
notebook FCBGA136449.934 / 8201347 W
34
Intel Core i7-7800X
Core i7-7800X
desktop Intel Socket 206649.8662017391 USD140 W
35
Intel Core i9-8950HK
Core i9-8950HK
notebook FCBGA144049.776 / 122018583 USD45 W
36
Intel Xeon E5-2687W
Xeon E5-2687W
server Intel Socket 201149.3782012471 USD150 W
37
Intel Core i7-6850K
Core i7-6850K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-349.3462016635 USD140 W
38
Intel Xeon E-2186M
Xeon E-2186M
mobile workstation BGA-144049.256 / 122018623 USD45 W
39
Intel Xeon E-2176M
Xeon E-2176M
mobile workstation BGA-144048.116 / 122018450 USD45 W
40
Intel Core i7-4960X
Core i7-4960X
desktop FCLGA201147.376 / 122013770 USD130 W
41
Intel Xeon E5-2690
Xeon E5-2690
server Intel Socket 201147.1182012353 USD135 W
42
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Xeon E5-1660 v2
server Intel Socket 201147.05620131809 USD130 W
43
Intel Core i7-5930K
Core i7-5930K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-346.8262014598 USD140 W
44
Intel Core i7-6800K
Core i7-6800K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-346.6662016420 USD140 W
45
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
Xeon E5-2660 v2
server Intel Socket 201146.20102013190 USD95 W
46
Intel Core i7-8850H
Core i7-8850H
notebook Intel BGA135645.916 / 122018395 USD45 W
47
Intel Core i5-9600K
Core i5-9600K
desktop Intel Socket 1151 45.826/62018263 USD95 W
48
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
Xeon E5-2650 v2
server Intel Socket 201144.8982013240 USD95 W
49
Intel Core i7-4930K
Core i7-4930K
desktop Intel Socket 201144.6962013633 USD130 W
50
Intel Core i7-5820K
Core i7-5820K
desktop Intel Socket 2011-344.6062014425 USD140 W
51
Intel Xeon E5-2470 v2
Xeon E5-2470 v2
server Intel Socket 136644.071020132250 USD95 W
52
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2
Xeon E5-2643 v2
server Intel Socket 201144.03620132642 USD130 W
53
Intel Core i5-8600K
Core i5-8600K
desktop FCLGA115143.916 / 62017268 USD95 W
54
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
Xeon E5-1650 v2
server Intel Socket 201143.6662013640 USD130 W
55
Intel Core i7-3970X
Core i7-3970X
desktop Intel Socket 201143.5062012702 USD150 W
56
Intel Xeon E5-2680
Xeon E5-2680
workstation Intel Socket 201143.398/162012188 USD130 W
57
Intel Core i5-8600
Core i5-8600
desktop Intel Socket 115143.3062018289 USD65 W
58
Intel Core i7-3960X
Core i7-3960X
desktop Intel Socket 201143.296/122011905 USD130 W
59
Intel Core i7-8750H
Core i7-8750H
notebook Intel BGA135642.896 / 122018395 USD45 W
60
Intel Core i7-8700T
Core i7-8700T
desktop Intel Socket 1151 42.8862018302 USD35 W
61
Intel Xeon E5-1660
Xeon E5-1660
server Intel Socket 201142.47620121227 USD130 W
62
Intel Core i7-7740X
Core i7-7740X
desktop FCLGA-206642.054 / 82017390 USD112 W
63
Intel Xeon E5-2670
Xeon E5-2670
server Intel Socket 201141.678201296 USD115 W
64
Intel Xeon E5-4650
Xeon E5-4650
server Intel Socket 201141.608201295 USD130 W
65
Intel Core i7-7700K
Core i7-7700K
desktop FCLGA115141.344 / 82017358 USD100 W
66
Intel Core i7-3930K
Core i7-3930K
desktop Intel Socket 201141.1762011320 USD130 W
67
Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6
Xeon E3-1285 v6
server LGA-115141.0442017450 USD79 W
68
Intel Core i5-8500
Core i5-8500
desktop FCLGA115141.006 / 62018279 USD65 W
69
Intel Xeon E5-4650L
Xeon E5-4650L
server Intel Socket 201140.58820128685 USD115 W
70
Intel Core i7-8559U
Core i7-8559U
notebook FCBGA152840.554 / 8201828 W
71
Intel Xeon E5-1650
Xeon E5-1650
server Intel Socket 201140.3262012175 USD130 W
72
Intel Core i5-8400
Core i5-8400
desktop FCLGA115140.106 / 62017199 USD65 W
73
Intel Xeon E5-2665
Xeon E5-2665
server Intel Socket 201139.8282012112 USD115 W
74
Intel Core i7-4790K
Core i7-4790K
desktop FCLGA115038.394 / 82013335 USD88 W
75
Intel Core i7-6700K
Core i7-6700K
desktop FCLGA115138.154 / 82015313 USD91 W
76
Intel Xeon E5-2660
Xeon E5-2660
server Intel Socket 201138.108201296 USD95 W
77
Intel Core i7-8809G
Core i7-8809G
notebook Intel BGA135637.884 / 82018100 W
78
Intel Core i7-5775C
Core i7-5775C
desktop FCLGA115037.764 / 82015450 USD65 W
79
Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Core i7-5950HQ
notebook BGA136437.534 / 8201547 W
80
Intel Core i5-8210Y
Core i5-8210Y
notebook BGA37.522 / 420187 W
81
Intel Core i5-8600T
Core i5-8600T
desktop Intel Socket 1151 37.4762018374 USD35 W
82
Intel Core i5-8259U
Core i5-8259U
notebook FCBGA152837.044 / 8201828 W
83
Intel Core i7-7700
Core i7-7700
desktop FCLGA115136.924 / 82017324 USD65 W
84
Intel Xeon E3-1575M v5
Xeon E3-1575M v5
mobile workstation BGA36.854 / 8201645 W
85
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
Xeon E3-1280 v5
workstation FCLGA115136.624 / 82015690 USD80 W
86
Intel Xeon E3-1285 v4
Xeon E3-1285 v4
server Intel Socket 115036.534201595 W
87
Intel Core i7-8706G
Core i7-8706G
notebook BGA36.364 / 8201865 W
88
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
Xeon E3-1535M v6
mobile workstation BGA-144036.284 / 8201745 W
89
Intel Xeon E5-4640
Xeon E5-4640
server Intel Socket 201136.13820122730 USD95 W
90
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
Xeon E3-1515M v5
mobile workstation BGA36.084 / 8201645 W
91
Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5
Xeon E3-1545M v5
mobile workstation BGA35.884 / 8201645 W
92
Intel Xeon E5-2630 v2
Xeon E5-2630 v2
server Intel Socket 201135.7162013173 USD80 W
93
Intel Xeon E5-2667
Xeon E5-2667
server Intel Socket 201135.5962012226 USD130 W
94
Intel Xeon E3-1285 v3
Xeon E3-1285 v3
server Intel Socket 115035.564201384 W
95
Intel Core i5-8400H
Core i5-8400H
notebook Intel BGA135635.294 / 82018250 USD45 W
96
Intel Core i7-4980HQ
Core i7-4980HQ
notebook FCBGA136435.194 / 8201447 W
97
Intel Xeon E5-2450
Xeon E5-2450
server Intel Socket 136634.9782012722 USD95 W
98
Intel Xeon E5-2650
Xeon E5-2650
server Intel Socket 201134.8382012130 USD95 W
99
Intel Core i7-8705G
Core i7-8705G
notebook BGA34.704 / 8201865 W
100
Intel Core i7-4770K
Core i7-4770K
desktop Intel Socket 115034.664 / 82013335 USD84 W