IntelBX80646I74770K
AMDYD160XBCAEWOF

6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 72,867 user samples
47,330 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1083
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
25,537 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1083
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.6 % 86.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts +4% 109 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts 418 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
585 Pts 902 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+54%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
119 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
472 Pts +0% 470 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
685 Pts 1011 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+48%
Market Share
Based on 8,410,831 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.72 % 0.92 % Higher market share.
+28%
Value
Value For Money
65.6 % 99.7 % Much better value.
+52%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
76 % 101 % Much more popular.
+33%
Price
Price (score)
$490 $200 Much cheaper.
+59%
Age
Newest
61 Months 12 Months Hugely more recent.
+80%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+12%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+14%
114 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
123 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
473 Pts +4% 453 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
476 Pts 490 Pts +3%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
651 Pts 980 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+51%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
697 Pts 1019 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+46%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
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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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2018 CPU Rankings.

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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