IntelBX80637I53570K
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.4GHz Ivy Bridge (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 120,227 user samples
68,967 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 91st / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
51,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 48th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.5 % 84.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
104 Pts +3% 101 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
384 Pts 392 Pts +2%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
394 Pts 1110 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+182%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
478 Pts +4% 461 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
479 Pts 1312 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+174%
Market Share
Based on 9,333,533 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.74 % 0.86 % Higher market share.
+16%
Value
Value For Money
75.2 % 99.9 % Much better value.
+33%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 115 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
Price
Price (score)
$285 $186 Much cheaper.
+35%
Age
Newest
74 Months 15 Months Much more recent.
+80%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+13%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz +3% 3.7 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
121 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+8%
112 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
124 Pts +3% 120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
470 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+6%
443 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
489 Pts +2% 479 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
473 Pts 1272 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+169%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
487 Pts 1322 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+171%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge (2012) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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