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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.

Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHzAMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
Price$148.99 BUY NOW!$99.99 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeLGA1155AM3+
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.4 GHz3.1 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.8 GHzUp to 4.0 GHz
# of Physical Cores4 (2 logical cores per physical)4 (2 logical cores per physical)
Max TDP95W125W
Yearly Running Cost$17.34$22.81
First Seen on ChartQ4 2010Q4 2011
# of Samples69371977
Single Thread Rating19211218
CPU Mark81946597


CPU Mark Rating
As of 15th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,194
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
6,597
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,968
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,960
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,143
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
13,747
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
12,989
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 15th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
55.00
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
65.98
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
58.51
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
43.14
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
36.26
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
65.47
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
43.30
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 15th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
1,921
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
1,218
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,193
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,703
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,628
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
1,775
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
2,022
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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.
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHzAMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
Max TDP95W125W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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