IntelBX80646I54670K
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.0GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 92,027 user samples
42,904 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 7.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Poor: 65% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 54th / 1083
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
49,123 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 45th / 1083
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.2 % 85.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
102 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
422 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
396 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts 1129 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+163%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
461 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
522 Pts 1322 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+153%
Market Share
Based on 8,410,831 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.47 % 1.12 % Hugely higher market share.
+138%
Value
Value For Money
83.5 % 92.1 % Slightly better value.
+10%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 107 % Much more popular.
+47%
Price
Price (score)
$270 $238 Slightly cheaper.
+12%
Age
Newest
58 Months 13 Months Much more recent.
+78%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+23%
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
130 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+16%
112 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+8%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
517 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+16%
445 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
511 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+7%
479 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
516 Pts 1283 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+149%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
515 Pts 1330 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+158%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
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 AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is the least powerful of three new Ryzen 7 CPUs. The 1700 model has base and turbo clocks of 3.0 and 3.7 GHz respectively. Both of its more expensive siblings, the 1700X and 1800X, have higher clocks but they also have TDPs of 95 watts whereas the 1700 is rated at just 65 watts. Comparing IPC between Ryzen and Kaby Lake shows that Kaby Lake leads by a maximum of 9% which is great news for workstation users as this allows the 1700 to beat Intel's 6850K in multi-core workloads at almost half the price. Although the 1700 has great IPC it's somewhat limited by its relatively low (by Kaby Lake standards) clock speed which holds it back a little in both gaming and desktop workloads. For multi-core workstation use, the Ryzen 7 1700 represents the best value for money we have ever seen. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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