IntelBX80662I76700K
IntelBX80646I74770K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 168,640 user samples
132,750 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
35,890 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 45th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91.8 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
78 % -18%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
110 Pts -17%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
449 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
382 Pts -18%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
689 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+19%
578 Pts -19%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
127 Pts -13%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
538 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
469 Pts -15%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
777 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+15%
675 Pts -15%
Market Share
Based on 5,095,848 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.59 % Hugely higher market share.
+292%
0.66 % -292%
Value
Value For Money
89.3 % Much better value.
+35%
66.3 % -35%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
100 % Much more popular.
+37%
73 % -37%
Price
Price (score)
$314 Much cheaper.
+30%
$450 -30%
Age
Newest
25 Months Much more recent.
+54%
54 Months -54%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts -8% 84 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+8%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 0% 4 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 0% 8 threads 0%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm -36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
3.5 GHz -14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.9 GHz -8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
141 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+9%
129 Pts -9%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
148 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+14%
130 Pts -14%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
521 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+10%
473 Pts -10%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
548 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+16%
472 Pts -16%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
717 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+12%
643 Pts -12%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
817 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+19%
689 Pts -19%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake (2015) Haswell (2013)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q2'13
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D (130W) PCG 2013D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.25 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 2 GB
Graphics and IMC Lithography
Graphics and IMC Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 Up to 3.0

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