IntelBX80646I74770K
AMDFD9590FHHKWOF

8 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.7GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 64,459 user samples
54,754 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 67th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
9,705 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 5.05 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 211th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.7 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
61 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+37%
81.8 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
384 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+29%
298 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
578 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+10%
526 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+43%
91.8 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
465 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+35%
345 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
687 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+13%
607 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,895,139 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
0.1 %
Value
Value For Money
65.4 % 87 % Much better value.
+33%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % +5% 61 %
Price
Price (score)
$477 $113 Much cheaper.
+76%
Age
Newest
62 Months 58 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+62%
220 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+31%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+34%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+28%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+26%
103 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
132 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+55%
85.2 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
468 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+24%
377 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
473 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+50%
316 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
652 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+5%
620 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
696 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+31%
531 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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The Core i7-4770K is Intel's fourth generation (codename Haswell) flagship processor in the hugely successful Core range. It's not surprising that the 4770K sets a new Real World Performance index record, besting its predecessor by just over 9%. The 4770K also tops out in the remainder of our benchmarks setting new highs of 10020 and 2164 in the PassMark and PassMark Single Thread tests which equates to roughly an 8% overall performance increase over the 3770K. With a TDP of 84 watts, power consumption has increased slightly over the 3770K. The new Core i7-4770K demonstrates around an 8% performance increase over its predecessor the 3770K but it costs 12% more. As a result, at least until prices drop, this processor represents marginally worse value for money than the 3770K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '14 CPUPro]

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