Average Bench: 69.6% (145th of 1128)

more Based on 71,631 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 1F8BFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472, 4920555043070506, 0000000000000000, 4920555043080306, 1FABFBFF000306A9, 00003F0000103FFF Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 3770 @ 3.4GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 @ 3.30 GHZ

The Intel Core i7-3770 is an Ivy Bridge processor. With four cores and eight threads the 3770 has excellent single , dual and multi-core performance. Comparing the 3770 to the 4770K shows that the 4770K leads by 11% at stock speeds and, thanks to an unlocked multiplier on the 4770K, by 15% at overclocked frequencies. The i7-3770 has a very strong performance profile which includes multi-core capabilities that are likely to be overkill for the majority of desktop users. Comparing the 3770 to the 3770K shows that the unlocked 3770K allows for, on average, an additional 8% increase in performance. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 58%Average: 69.6% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-3770 averaged 30.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 500Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 101Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3770 is 20.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3770 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 500Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 507Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 71,631 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.1 SC Int 99.2 112
81 SC Float 101 115
85.9 SC Mixed 100 113
80.1% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 QC Int 335 399
273 QC Float 342 410
276 QC Mixed 339 403
76.8% 339 Pts
Min Avg Max
407 MC Int 500 573
419 MC Float 500 571
424 MC Mixed 507 582
75.3% 502 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 368
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 529
78% 518 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 101
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 98.6
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 347
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 528
78% 522 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.4
SC Float 88.6
SC Mixed 98.2
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 323
73% 320 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 505
75% 498 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 307
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 525
78% 519 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 96
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 309
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 428
71% 471 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,992,177 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $297 @ launch in Mar '12
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3770 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3770
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$283.00 - $305.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP77 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsup to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

3rd gen Intel Core processor feature Intel Turbo Boost Technology...

Models:BX80637I73770, BXC80637I73770, CM8063701211600

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

6 days ago.

Still going strong, hope that the allowance of overclocking on Z chips is taken into account with this non-K. 4.3 Ghz Z77 Extreme4


Good

2 months ago.

Bought used for 100€ more than two years ago. OC'ed on Asrock Z77 Pro 4 the nonK 3770 to AllCore 4Ghz and still performing very well (81,x% on this Benchmark) Used in Games around 40-70% max. No need to buy a new CPU


Excellent

4 months ago.

scored an 85.7%, still going strong and wont be seeing my self upgrade platform in a while


Liked

17 days ago.

Comment 

Despite not a K version, rocksolid performance and with a bit ram and SSD you can do heavy stuff, even a small server is perfectly smooth once installed, power enough in virtualisation—Aug '15


Excellent

15 days ago.

yees


Excellent

6 months ago.

Still holds up very well with overclocking after all the years. One of the best CPUs for the buck!


Excellent

9 months ago.

Had it for quite a while, still runs everything I need (from VM to video games) and doesn't limit my R9 Nano.


Good

3 months ago.

too expensive for basically no reason, every option is better.


Excellent

4 days ago.

best cpu


Very good

4 years ago.


Liked

15 months ago.

Comment 

can be overclocked to 4.1-4.2-4.3 Mhz without spendind a lot, yet 3 years old and not so far form the best actual cpu!—Aug '15


Excellent

1 month ago.

Very strong and good for Gaming and editing even today with all 6, 7, 8 gens out, he can outperform many of them the CPU rock in gaming with good GPU and RAM LOL and if you have a new one, you are set for good. Just awesome CPU in general for the price I just bought it for 130€ with my GTX 1060 6GB and 16GB DDR3 1600 and SSD Win 10 Pro on 1080p any game on Ultra no problem.


Terrible

12 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

2 months ago.

Had one since it came out, runs a little hotter than it should, but Ive used it for everything form AutoCAD, Photoshop, Heavy gaming and Emulation.


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