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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 i7-870 @ 2.93GHzAMD FX-4300 Quad-Core
Price$95.35 BUY NOW!$109.95 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeLGA1156AM3+
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed2.9 GHz3.8 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.6 GHzUp to 4.0 GHz
# of Physical Cores4 (2 logical cores per physical)2 (2 logical cores per physical)
Max TDP95W95W
Yearly Running Cost$17.34$17.34
First Seen on ChartQ2 2009Q4 2012
# of Samples21011725
Single Thread Rating13041410
CPU Mark53424694


CPU Mark Rating
As of 18th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
5,342
AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core
4,694
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
20,193
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
17,179
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,979
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,929
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,143
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 18th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
56.03
AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core
42.70
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
40.79
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
47.07
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
85.32
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
45.51
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
41.04
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 18th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
1,304
AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core
1,410
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,895
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,819
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,185
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,698
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,628
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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 i7-870 @ 2.93GHzAMD FX-4300 Quad-Core
Max TDP95W95W
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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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