IntelBX80637I73770K
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q2 2012.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.0GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 115,158 user samples
56,950 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 96th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
58,208 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74 % 83.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
99.9 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
359 Pts 390 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+9%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
546 Pts 1114 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+104%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
449 Pts 459 Pts +2%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
647 Pts 1306 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+102%
Market Share
Based on 10,992,177 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.53 % 0.83 % Much higher market share.
+57%
Value
Value For Money
73.2 % 94.9 % Better value.
+30%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 116 % Much more popular.
+71%
Price
Price (score)
$300 $210 Much cheaper.
+30%
Age
Newest
77 Months 18 Months Much more recent.
+77%
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
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
3.7 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
124 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+12%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
127 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
449 Pts +2% 442 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
458 Pts 481 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+5%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
638 Pts 1269 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+99%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
634 Pts 1322 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+109%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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