IntelBX80646I54670K
IntelBX80637I53570K

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 104,317 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: 55th / 1089
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
61,413 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 80th / 1089
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
75.9 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
105 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
422 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
393 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+7%
401 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
123 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
477 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
522 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+9%
480 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,441,859 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.53 % 0.83 % Much higher market share.
+57%
Value
Value For Money
83.5 % Slightly better value.
+9%
76.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 77 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
Price
Price (score)
$270 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
$285
Age
Newest
58 Months More recent.
+19%
72 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts 77 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+8%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+7%
121 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
130 Pts +5% 124 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
517 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+10%
472 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
511 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+5%
485 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
516 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+10%
471 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
515 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+5%
490 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Ivy Bridge (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1155
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4000
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'13 Q2'12
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$242.00 - $243.00 $225.00 - $235.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 5 GT/s DMI
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2013D 2011D
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V DDR3 1333/1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 650 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.2 GHz 1.15 GHz
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

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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 Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge processor is one of Intel's best performers to date. In terms of real world performance this processor offers far more than most users are likely to ever need. Scoring 2012 points on the PassMark Single Thread benchmark, the 3570K is within a few percent of the fastest processors currently available and at 77 watts TDP it's no energy hog either. The server orientated GeekBench and PassMark scores of 13920 and 7144 put the 3570K at just over the 50% marker in terms of total processing capacity compared to the other processors in the group test. For server based workloads more performance is available from the Core i7 range of processors but for typical consumer use this processor is already far more powerful than it needs to be. [May '13 CPUPro]

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