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IntelBX80684I79700K

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.5GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

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8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 273,324 user samples
174,825 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 50% Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 31% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 31% Great: 50%
SPEED RANK: 481st / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
98,499 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
42 % 99.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+137%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
67.1 Pts 143 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+113%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 285 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+128%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
222 Pts 565 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+155%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
296 Pts 1076 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+264%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
77.4 Pts 156 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+102%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts 312 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+109%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
271 Pts 623 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+130%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
369 Pts 1210 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+228%
Market Share
Based on 22,586,620 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.61 % 2.36 % Hugely higher market share.
+287%
Value
Value For Money
57.2 % 92.2 % Much better value.
+61%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 168 % Hugely more popular.
+162%
Price
Price (score)
$90 Much cheaper.
+76%
$369
Age
Newest
86 Months 13 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+20%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
372 Pts 1214 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+226%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts 1090 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+262%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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