IntelBX80646I74770K
AMDYD160XBCAEWOF

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,617 user samples
31,944 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
1,673 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.3 % -7% 84 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts +1% 109 Pts -1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
384 Pts -3% 396 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
582 Pts -57% 911 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+57%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
120 Pts -7%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts -1% 470 Pts +1%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
685 Pts -47% 1006 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+47%
Market Share
Based on 4,095,196 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.95 % Much higher market share.
+73%
0.55 % -73%
Value
Value For Money
65.5 % -40% 91.8 % Much better value.
+40%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % -16% 86 % More popular.
+16%
Price
Price (score)
$470 -51% $230 Much cheaper.
+51%
Age
Newest
51 Months -96% 2 Months Hugely more recent.
+96%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+12%
95 Watts -12%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -50% 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -50% 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -3% 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz -3% 4 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+11%
117 Pts -11%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
132 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
124 Pts -6%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
471 Pts +3% 458 Pts -3%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
482 Pts -0% 483 Pts +0%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
653 Pts -53% 996 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+53%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
694 Pts -46% 1011 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) June 2017 CPU Rankings.

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