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IntelBX80662I76700K

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.4GHz Zen (2017)

4 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.0GHz Skylake (2015)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 142,584 user samples
5,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 19th / 966
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
137,164 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 966
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.7 % -5% 92.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts -19% 129 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
397 Pts -14% 454 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+14%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1203 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+74%
692 Pts -74%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts -23% 144 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts -14% 529 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+14%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1330 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+71%
777 Pts -71%
Market Share
Based on 4,408,643 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.63 % -367% 2.94 % Hugely higher market share.
+367%
Value
Value For Money
86.8 % -6% 92 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % -14% 99 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
Price
Price (score)
$300 -2% $295 +2%
Age
Newest
4 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
23 Months -83%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts -4% 91 Watts +4%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores -100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads -100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -18% 4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+18%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz -11% 4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+11%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts -23% 140 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+23%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts -23% 148 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+23%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
452 Pts -16% 523 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+16%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
480 Pts -15% 554 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+15%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1309 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+83%
716 Pts -83%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1328 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+63%
814 Pts -63%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 530
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