IntelBX80677G4560
AMDFD8370FRHKBOX

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

8 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.0GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 14,148 user samples
8,308 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 47% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 47% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 183rd / 970
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
5,840 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 50% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 50% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
58.8 % +2% 57.8 % -2%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+32%
77.4 Pts -32%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts -4% 283 Pts +4%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
279 Pts -76% 492 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+76%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
109 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+27%
85.8 Pts -27%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
296 Pts -10% 325 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
298 Pts -87% 557 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+87%
Market Share
Based on 5,095,848 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % Hugely higher market share.
+81%
0.21 % -81%
Value
Value For Money
96 % Better value.
+25%
76.7 % -25%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
114 % Much more popular.
+48%
77 % -48%
Price
Price (score)
$79 Much cheaper.
+42%
$137 -42%
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+78%
36 Months -78%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+57%
125 Watts -57%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores -300% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads -100% 8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm -56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -14% 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -23% 4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+23%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
106 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+15%
92.4 Pts -15%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
112 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+42%
78.9 Pts -42%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
275 Pts -26% 346 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+26%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
311 Pts +4% 298 Pts -4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
275 Pts -106% 567 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+106%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
312 Pts -55% 485 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+55%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 610 None
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The Intel G4560 is one of the first Pentium processors to feature Hyper-threading. This means that although the G4560 only has two physical processing cores, it is able to process four threads in parallel by sharing resources between the physical cores. This typically results in a 50% performance improvement over two physical cores alone. Comparing performance between the lowest spec Kaby Lake i3 7100 and the Pentium G4560 shows that in terms of both performance and specs, very little separates them (even virtualization technology VT-d is present on the Pentium). The Pentium does lack AVX 2.0 (Advanced Vector Instructions) and it trails the i3 7100 by 400 MHz (10%) but there is no longer a clear divide between Pentiums and Core i3s. Intel have achieved an almost continuous distribution of performance levels for each price point from the cheapest Pentium to the top end i7-7700K[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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The FX-8370 is a top of the range black edition Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is both cheaper and faster than the FX-8350. The FX range offers high performance and this particular processor holds a world record for reaching an incredible 8.7 GHz when overclocked under lab conditions. For typical users however, the FX-8370 runs at 4.0/4.3 GHz (base/turbo) and typically hits 5.0 GHz when overclocked. Its effective speed is 83 which is currently only exceeded by AMD's 20% more expensive FX-9590 (scoring 85), making it relatively good value for money. Eight cores aren’t necessary for most applications, but things are changing and if you heavily rely on multi-threaded applications then the FX-8370 may be a good choice. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

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