IntelBX80646I54670K
AMDFD6300WMHKBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.4GHz Haswell (2013)

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@3.5GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,170 user samples
7,647 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 14% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Worst: 14% Best: 105%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 903
DESKTOP
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
GAMING
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
WORKSTATION
Workstation 50%
Yacht
12,523 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 13% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst: 13% Best: 71%
SPEED RANK: 272nd / 903
DESKTOP
Desktop 53%
Yacht
GAMING
Gaming 51%
Yacht
WORKSTATION
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+58%
52.5 % -58%
Market Share
Based on 1,160,556 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % -89% 1.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+89%
Value
Value For Money
69.5 % Slightly better value.
+14%
60.9 % -14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % -6% 67 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$253 -62% $95 Much cheaper.
+62%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+59%
70.6 Pts -59%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
423 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+77%
239 Pts -77%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+33%
325 Pts -33%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+56%
83.3 Pts -56%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
517 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+75%
296 Pts -75%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
517 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+25%
413 Pts -25%
Age
Newest
35 Months More recent.
+19%
43 Months -19%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+12%
95 Watts -12%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -50% 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -50% 6 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+31%
32 nm -31%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -3% 3.5 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz -8% 4.1 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
128 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+41%
90.8 Pts -41%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
133 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+72%
77.4 Pts -72%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
504 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+61%
314 Pts -61%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
519 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+94%
267 Pts -94%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
506 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+22%
416 Pts -22%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
519 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+45%
357 Pts -45%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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The Intel Core i5-4670K is the latest middle tier desktop processor from the fourth generation of Intel's Core range codenamed "Haswell". In terms of raw performance this processor slightly bests its predecessor the 3570K achieving approximately 10% higher server benchmark scores. In terms of real world performance the single core improvements are more relevant as more than two cores are rarely used for most typical consumer tasks and these have also improved by around 10% over the 3570K. It's not all good news though as the price increase of 14% more than offsets the performance improvements. This processor currently represents approximately the same value for money as its predecessor, the i5-3570K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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The FX 6-Core, like most CPUs from AMD, delivers reasonably good server orientated multi threaded performance and consequently good processing thoughput at a reasonable price tag. Where the FX 6-Core lacks is in the area of single core performance which although not normally a major problem for server workloads, is always very relevant to desktop users. The overall performance of the FX 6-Core is comparable to Intel's five years younger Core i7-950. There are server orientated use cases where the FX 6-Core will excel thanks to its excellent overall throughput and in those instances the FX 6-Core represents good value for money. But typical desktop users will find far better value elsewhere[Sep '13 CPUPro]

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