Cinebench R23 Scores [Updated Results]

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CG Director Author Alex Glawionby Alex Glawion   /  Updated 

Maxon’s Cinebench has become one of the most popular benchmarking software for CPUs. The Benchmark is based on Cinema 4D, a 3D-Digital Content Creation Software package, that comes with an in-built render engine – which is also used in this benchmark.

It uses the CPU for Rendering and comes with a bunch of features, like Global Illumination, Subsurface-Scattering, or Displacement.

The R23 Version of Cinebench supports the AVX instruction-set in addition to adding support for Apple’s M1-CPU. As in the previous Cinebench Version (R20), you can bench CPUs with up to 256 Threads.

Remember: Cinebench Scores can’t be compared between major versions, so be sure to check what version of the Benchmark you are running (R15, R20, R23).

Cinebench R23 Results

= AMD   |    = Intel |    = Apple

CPU NameCoresGhzSingle ScoreMulti Score
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D83.4149115003
Intel i5 12600K103.7191817660
Intel i9 9960X163.1107517953
Intel i9 10900K103.7141518034
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT124.1135418511
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X123.8131218682
AMD Threadripper 2950X163.5113518797
AMD Threadripper 1950X163.4102719635
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X84.5196919910
Apple M1 Ultra203.2157021740
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X123.7167022046
Intel i7 12700K123.6193923488
Intel i9 10980XE183.0106325490
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X163.5140626375
Intel i9 12900162.4198826454
Intel i9 10850K103.6136716820
Intel i9 12900F162.4198826455
AMD Threadripper Pro 3955WX163.9140127175
Intel i9 12900KS163.4208227796
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X163.4168428782
AMD Threadripper 2990WX323.0100529651
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X124.7203429358
AMD Threadripper 3960X243.8130734932
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X164.5205938165
AMD Threadripper Pro 3975WX323.5124443450
AMD Threadripper 3970X323.7130846874
AMD Epyc 7702P642.099348959
AMD Threadripper Pro 3995WX642.7123173220
AMD Threadripper 3990X642.9126275671
Intel i9 12900K163.2200327483
Intel i5 13600K143.5202124528
Intel i9 9980XE183.0111427093
Intel i7 13700K163.4211731069
Intel i9 11900K83.5167116211
AMD Threadripper 1920X123.5105415038
AMD Ryzen 3 310043.611055423
Intel i5 9600K63.711876596
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X43.812996787
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X63.610947523
Apple M183.215287799
Apple M283.517018538
AMD Threadripper 1900X83.810058979
AMD Ryzen 5 360063.612459073
Intel i7 9700K83.612859428
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X63.813239526
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT63.813309945
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X83.7110210140
AMD Ryzen 5 550063.6137210710
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X63.7159311201
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X83.8159615228
Intel i5 11600K63.9156411277
Apple M1 Pro103.2154312170
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X83.6134512195
Intel i5 1240062.5164712344
Apple M1 Max103.2155512422
Intel i9 9900K83.6134312470
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS83.0153812844
AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT84.2135512955
Intel i7 10700K83.8134513302
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X83.9134613848
Intel i9 9900X103.5118213994
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G83.8153514350
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X64.7195115204
Intel i9 9920X123.5106714793
Intel i7 11700K83.6159515011
AMD Ryzen 5 560063.5147211429
Intel i9 13900K243.0227541012
CPU NameCoresGHzSingle ScoreMulti Score

Download Cinebench R23

Download Cinebench R23 here. (Scroll down to the Cinebench Release 23 Installer section)

Interesting Picks

AMD’s 5xxx Series Ryzen CPUs made a huge jump in single-core performance compared to their previous generation. The 5950X, 5900X, 5800X, and 5600X are more than 10% faster than anything Intel has to offer in their 11th gen line-up.

Given the fact that their power draw is also considerably lower, there is no reason not to buy an AMD Ryzen 5xxx Series CPU right now – Apart from price-inflations or low stock that is.

The Cinebench ranking also makes them pull ahead of their Intel 11th-gen competition in Multi-Core Performance, with AMD in the lead across the board in terms of per-core performance.

Intel’s recent 12th gen Alder CPUs, though, took back the crown from AMD once again and lead the Cinebench single-core scoreboard with a considerable 15% lead over AMD’s top CPUs.

What is a good Cinebench R23 Score?

What a good Cinebench R23 Score is, really depends on your workloads. For decent Gaming-Performance, you should make sure you are above 1000 Cinebench R23 Single-Core Points.

For 3D Rendering then again, the higher the Multi-Core Score, the better, but anything above 20k Multi-Core Points will allow you to render complex scenes in no time.

What about the Cinebench GPU Benchmark?

Cinebench used to have an option to test your GPU’s OpenGL capabilities. This feature was discontinued, though, and is not available in Cinebench R23 anymore.

Check out our Benchmarking Guide to find other great Benchmarks for testing your GPU’s performance here.

That’s about it from our side. What Scores did you reach?


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Alex Glawion - post author

Hi, I’m Alex, a Freelance 3D Generalist, Motion Designer and Compositor.

I’ve built a multitude of Computers, Workstations and Renderfarms and love to optimize them as much as possible.

Feel free to comment and ask for suggestions on your PC-Build or 3D-related Problem, I’ll do my best to help out!

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  • Davis

    You have the I5-13600K labeled incorrectly on this chart as an “I9-13600k”. There is no such thing.

    • Davis

      My results for my I5-13600K were:
      Multi: 23289
      Single: 1989

    • Alex Glawion

      Thanks, fixed! 🙂

  • Kevin Deegan

    I scored 42122 on cinebench r23 fer multicore is that a good score? Cpu is a threadripper pro 3975wx on an Asus wrx80e Sage se WiFi with 128gb of Corsair vengeance rgb rt 3200mhz ram and a Rog Strix RTX 3090 gaming gpu storage 2 x 4tb seagate firecuda 530 nvme in raid configuration and 1tb firecuda 530 as os drive

    • Alex Glawion

      The score looks to be within the norm, yes. What kind of CPU Cooler are you using?

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