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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

AMD Phenom II X3 B73Intel Core i5-655K @ 3.20GHz
Price$751$59.991
Socket TypeAM3LGA1156
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed2.8 GHz3.2 GHz
Turbo SpeedNot SupportedUp to 3.5 GHz
# of Physical Cores32 (2 logical cores per physical)
Max TDP95W73W
Yearly Running Cost$17.34$13.32
First Seen on ChartQ2 2010Q2 2010
# of Samples1144
Single Thread Rating9761440
CPU Mark27353386
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CPU Mark Rating
As of 20th of July 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD Phenom II X3 B73
2,735
Intel Core i5-655K @ 3.20GHz
3,386
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
20,221
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,972
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,960
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,160
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
14,680
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 20th of July 2019 - Higher results represent better value
AMD Phenom II X3 B73
36.47
Intel Core i5-655K @ 3.20GHz
56.45
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
41.69
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
67.65
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
45.60
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
50.54
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
89.52
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 20th of July 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD Phenom II X3 B73
976
Intel Core i5-655K @ 3.20GHz
1,440
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,898
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,192
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,701
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,630
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
1,881
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
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Max TDP95W73W
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