IntelBX80648I75930K
IntelBX80677G4560

6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.5GHz Haswell-E (2014)

2 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.5GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,905 user samples
7,473 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
5,432 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 173rd / 961
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+49%
59.5 % -49%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
103 Pts -7%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+59%
275 Pts -59%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
898 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+217%
283 Pts -217%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
109 Pts -19%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
516 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+74%
297 Pts -74%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1054 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+253%
299 Pts -253%
Market Share
Based on 4,095,196 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % -320% 0.84 % Hugely higher market share.
+320%
Value
Value For Money
67.9 % -39% 94.1 % Much better value.
+39%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % -66% 106 % Much more popular.
+66%
Price
Price (score)
$597 -86% $86 Hugely cheaper.
+86%
Age
Newest
34 Months -85% 5 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
140 Watts -61% 54 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+61%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Hugely higher core count.
+200%
2 cores -200%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
4 threads -200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 0% 3.5 GHz 0%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+6%
3.5 GHz -6%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
132 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+23%
107 Pts -23%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
134 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+20%
112 Pts -20%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
522 Pts Hugely faster quad-core int speed.
+90%
275 Pts -90%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
528 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+70%
311 Pts -70%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1002 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+264%
275 Pts -264%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1066 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+242%
312 Pts -242%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell-E (2014) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA2011-V3 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 610
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'14 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
15 MB SmartCache 3 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, AES SSE4.1/4.2
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$583.00 - $594.00 $64.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
0 GT/s 8 GT/s DMI3
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4 1333/1600/2133 DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
4 2
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
None Intel® HD Graphics 610
Package Size
Package Size
52.5mm x 45.0mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
40 16

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