IntelBX80646I54690K
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 56,017 user samples
47,526 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
8,491 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81 % -3% 83.6 % +3%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
102 Pts -10%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
419 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
380 Pts -10%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts -166% 1142 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+166%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+12%
117 Pts -12%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
516 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
466 Pts -11%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
517 Pts -156% 1324 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+156%
Market Share
Based on 4,104,252 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.29 % Slightly higher market share.
+14%
1.13 % -14%
Value
Value For Money
87.8 % Slightly better value.
+6%
83 % -6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % -63% 119 % Much more popular.
+63%
Price
Price (score)
$235 Cheaper.
+21%
$297 -21%
Age
Newest
37 Months -92% 3 Months Hugely more recent.
+92%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
88 Watts -26% 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+26%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -100% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -300% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
3 GHz -17%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
3.7 GHz -5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
133 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+17%
114 Pts -17%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
133 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+11%
120 Pts -11%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
525 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+16%
453 Pts -16%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
524 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+9%
481 Pts -9%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
525 Pts -149% 1305 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+149%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
526 Pts -152% 1324 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+152%
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 i5-4690K is the latest incremental upgrade to Intel's unlocked mid-range quad core family of processors. The 4690K replaces the 4670K. Comparing the 4690K and 4670K shows that little has changed. The two chips share identical architecture; in fact the only difference between them is a 100 MHz bump to both the base and turbo clocks. The 100 MHz bump translates to an insignificant 2.9% performance increase. In terms of outright performance the 4690K has an effective speed of 103 which thanks to its superb single and dual core performance, is 12% stronger than the average of the group leaders. Overall the 4690K brings nothing new to the table so owners of previous flagship i5's will gain little by upgrading but as a new purchase the 4690K is a strong contender for both power users and high end gamers. [Jul '14 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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