Best processors

We rated the CPUs using their overall performance, which means averaged benchmark results. CPUs of all vendors and 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
1001
Intel Core i5-460M
Intel Core i5-460M
notebook BGA1288, PGA9887.992 / 4201075 USD35 W
1002
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-58
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-58
notebook 7.982 / 2200731 W
1003
AMD Phenom X4 9350e
AMD Phenom X4 9350e
desktop AMD Socket AM2+7.974200865 W
1004
Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1400
Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1400
notebook P7.952 / 2200835 W
1005
Intel Celeron 2970M
Intel Celeron 2970M
notebook rPGA7.942 / 2201437 W
1006
AMD Athlon II X3 425
AMD Athlon II X3 425
desktop AMD Socket AM37.933200927 USD95 W
1007
AMD Turion 64 ML-28
AMD Turion 64 ML-28
notebook AMD Socket 7547.911/1200535 W
1008
AMD Phenom X4 9600
AMD Phenom X4 9600
desktop AMD Socket AM2+7.914200795 W
1009
Intel Pentium 3550M
Intel Pentium 3550M
notebook rPGA7.912 / 2201337 W
1010
Intel Celeron G1610T
Intel Celeron G1610T
desktop Intel Socket 11557.912201240 USD35 W
1011
Intel Core i3-3217U
Intel Core i3-3217U
notebook FCBGA10237.902 / 42012230 USD17 W
1012
Intel Pentium G620
Intel Pentium G620
desktop Intel Socket 11557.872201125 USD65 W
1013
Intel Pentium G645T
Intel Pentium G645T
desktop Intel Socket 11557.862201235 W
1014
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
desktop Intel Socket 7757.8522008202 USD65 W
1015
Intel Celeron G550
Intel Celeron G550
desktop Intel Socket 11557.852201220 USD65 W
1016
AMD Phenom II X3 700e
AMD Phenom II X3 700e
desktop AMD Socket AM37.843200965 W
1017
AMD Athlon II X3 420e
AMD Athlon II X3 420e
desktop AMD Socket AM37.8432010116 USD45 W
1018
AMD E2-7110
AMD E2-7110
notebook FP4 BGA7.834 / 4201512 W
1019
Intel Pentium 2020M
Intel Pentium 2020M
notebook G27.832 / 22012134 USD35 W
1020
AMD A6-9225
AMD A6-9225
notebook BGA7.782 / 2201810 W
1021
Intel Core i7-640LM
Intel Core i7-640LM
notebook BGA12887.772 / 4201025 W
1022
Intel Core i5-4220Y
Intel Core i5-4220Y
notebook FCBGA11687.772 / 4201411.5 W
1023
Intel Core i5-4202Y
Intel Core i5-4202Y
notebook 7.752 / 4201311.5 W
1024
AMD Athlon II X3 415e
AMD Athlon II X3 415e
desktop AMD Socket AM37.713201075 USD45 W
1025
Intel Pentium 3560M
Intel Pentium 3560M
notebook rPGA7.692 / 2201437 W
1026
AMD Athlon II X3 425e
AMD Athlon II X3 425e
desktop AMD Socket AM37.693201145 W
1027
Intel Core i5-3339Y
Intel Core i5-3339Y
notebook BGA7.682 / 4201313 W
1028
Intel Celeron 1020E
Intel Celeron 1020E
notebook BGA7.662 / 2201335 W
1029
AMD Phenom II X3 705e
AMD Phenom II X3 705e
desktop AMD Socket AM37.6532009152 USD65 W
1030
AMD Turion II M520
AMD Turion II M520
notebook Socket S1 (s1g3) 638-Pin7.632 / 2200935 W
1031
Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300
Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300
notebook BGA9567.612 / 2200910 W
1032
Intel Core i3-4020Y
Intel Core i3-4020Y
notebook FCBGA11687.592 / 4201311.5 W
1033
Intel Celeron G540
Intel Celeron G540
desktop Intel Socket 11557.572201113 USD65 W
1034
AMD Phenom X4 9500
AMD Phenom X4 9500
desktop AMD Socket AM2+7.574200795 W
1035
AMD A6-8500P
AMD A6-8500P
notebook FP4 BGA7.562 / 2201515 W
1036
Intel Celeron M P4600
Intel Celeron M P4600
notebook PGA9887.542 / 2201035 W
1037
AMD A6-9220
AMD A6-9220
notebook FP4 BGA7.522 / 2201610 W
1038
Intel Celeron Dual-Core SU2300
Intel Celeron Dual-Core SU2300
notebook BGA9567.512 / 2200910 W
1039
Intel Core i3-390M
Intel Core i3-390M
notebook BGA1288, PGA9887.482 / 4201039 USD35 W
1040
Intel Core i3-3217UE
Intel Core i3-3217UE
notebook Intel BGA10237.422201217 W
1041
Intel Core i3-4012Y
Intel Core i3-4012Y
notebook 7.412 / 4201311.5 W
1042
AMD Opteron 6378
AMD Opteron 6378
server AMD Socket G347.39162012200 USD115 W
1043
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
desktop Intel Socket 7757.382200839 USD65 W
1044
AMD Turion II M500
AMD Turion II M500
notebook Socket S1 (s1g3) 638-Pin7.372 / 2200935 W
1045
Intel Pentium G6951
Intel Pentium G6951
desktop Intel Socket 11567.352201094 USD73 W
1046
Intel Celeron G530
Intel Celeron G530
desktop Intel Socket 11557.342201145 USD65 W
1047
Intel Pentium Dual Core T2330
Intel Pentium Dual Core T2330
notebook 7.332/235 W
1048
Intel Celeron G1820TE
Intel Celeron G1820TE
desktop Intel Socket 11507.322201354 W
1049
AMD Athlon II X2 280
AMD Athlon II X2 280
desktop AMD Socket AM37.3222013100 USD65 W
1050
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
notebook Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)7.312 / 22009399 USD35 W
1051
Intel Pentium G630T
Intel Pentium G630T
desktop Intel Socket 11557.292201175 USD35 W
1052
Intel Core i5-450M
Intel Core i5-450M
notebook PGA9887.262 / 4201032 USD35 W
1053
Intel Celeron G540T
Intel Celeron G540T
desktop Intel Socket 11557.262201135 W
1054
AMD Phenom X4 9150e
AMD Phenom X4 9150e
desktop AMD Socket AM2+7.254200865 W
1055
Intel Xeon E3-1220L v3
Intel Xeon E3-1220L v3
server Intel Socket 11507.242201316 W
1056
Intel Core i5-430M
Intel Core i5-430M
notebook BGA1288, PGA9887.212 / 42010140 USD35 W
1057
Intel Core i5-2537M
Intel Core i5-2537M
notebook BGA10237.192 / 4201117 W
1058
Intel Core i3-380M
Intel Core i3-380M
notebook BGA1288, PGA9887.192 / 4201049 USD35 W
1059
Intel Pentium G6960
Intel Pentium G6960
desktop Intel Socket 11567.152201173 W
1060
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300
notebook BGA9567.092 / 2200825 W
1061
Intel Celeron G550T
Intel Celeron G550T
desktop Intel Socket 11557.082201135 W
1062
Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
notebook Socket P7.082 / 22008851 USD44 W
1063
Intel Pentium 4405Y
Intel Pentium 4405Y
notebook BGA7.072 / 420156 W
1064
AMD Phenom X3 8750
AMD Phenom X3 8750
desktop AMD Socket AM2+7.073200895 W
1065
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
notebook S17.052 / 2200631 W
1066
AMD Phenom X3 8450e
AMD Phenom X3 8450e
desktop AMD Socket AM2+7.003200865 W
1067
AMD E1-2500
AMD E1-2500
notebook AMD Socket FT36.992 / 2201315 W
1068
Intel Pentium B980
Intel Pentium B980
notebook rPGA988B6.982 / 2201270 USD35 W
1069
Intel Pentium G620T
Intel Pentium G620T
desktop Intel Socket 11556.962201180 USD35 W
1070
Intel Pentium Dual Core T2310
Intel Pentium Dual Core T2310
notebook 6.962/235 W
1071
AMD Phenom X3 8850
AMD Phenom X3 8850
desktop AMD Socket AM2+6.963200895 W
1072
AMD Athlon II X3 405e
AMD Athlon II X3 405e
desktop AMD Socket AM36.953200980 USD45 W
1073
Intel Celeron M P4500
Intel Celeron M P4500
notebook PGA9886.952 / 2201035 W
1074
AMD Phenom II X2 550
AMD Phenom II X2 550
desktop AMD Socket AM36.942200950 USD80 W
1075
Intel Celeron 2950M
Intel Celeron 2950M
notebook rPGA6.932 / 2201337 W
1076
Intel Core i3-370M
Intel Core i3-370M
notebook BGA1288, PGA9886.922 / 4201040 USD35 W
1077
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800
notebook Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)6.912 / 22009424 USD35 W
1078
Intel Pentium N4200
Intel Pentium N4200
notebook FCBGA12966.914 / 42016196 USD6 W
1079
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700
notebook PGA4786.912 / 2200928 W
1080
AMD Athlon II X3 400e
AMD Athlon II X3 400e
desktop AMD Socket AM36.9032009107 USD45 W
1081
AMD E1-1200
AMD E1-1200
notebook FT1 BGA 413-Ball6.882 / 2201218 W
1082
Intel Core 2 Duo E8300
Intel Core 2 Duo E8300
desktop Intel Socket 7756.8422008125 USD65 W
1083
AMD Phenom X3 8650
AMD Phenom X3 8650
desktop AMD Socket AM2+6.843200895 W
1084
Intel Celeron 3765U
Intel Celeron 3765U
notebook BGA6.832 / 2201515 W
1085
AMD Athlon II X2 270
AMD Athlon II X2 270
desktop AMD Socket AM36.802201124 USD65 W
1086
Intel Pentium 3805U
Intel Pentium 3805U
notebook BGA6.802 / 2201515 W
1087
Intel Pentium E6800
Intel Pentium E6800
desktop Intel Socket 7756.792201087 USD65 W
1088
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600
desktop Intel Socket 7756.7722009135 USD65 W
1089
Intel Xeon 5160
Intel Xeon 5160
server Intel Socket 7716.742200613 USD80 W
1090
Intel Pentium B970
Intel Pentium B970
notebook rPGA988B6.732 / 2201151 USD35 W
1091
Intel Pentium J2900
Intel Pentium J2900
notebook 6.734 / 4201310 W
1092
Intel Core i7-620LM
Intel Core i7-620LM
notebook BGA12886.702 / 4201025 W
1093
Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
desktop 6.692/265 W
1094
AMD Athlon II X2 250e
AMD Athlon II X2 250e
desktop AMD Socket AM36.692201077 USD45 W
1095
Intel Pentium E6700
Intel Pentium E6700
desktop Intel Socket 7756.682201017 USD65 W
1096
AMD Phenom II X2 B55
AMD Phenom II X2 B55
desktop AMD Socket AM36.632200948 USD80 W
1097
Intel Pentium N3540
Intel Pentium N3540
notebook FCBGA11706.634 / 42014251 USD7.5 W
1098
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
notebook Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)6.622 / 2200890 USD35 W
1099
Intel Celeron 3865U
Intel Celeron 3865U
notebook BGA6.612 / 2201715 W
1100
AMD Phenom X3 8550
AMD Phenom X3 8550
desktop AMD Socket AM2+6.6032008170 USD95 W