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IntelBX80677I77700

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 352,378 user samples
139,601 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 246th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
212,777 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 161st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.4 % 79.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
73.7 Pts 85.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+16%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 116 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
211 Pts 222 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+5%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
403 Pts +2% 397 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
672 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+14%
588 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
81.3 Pts 93 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+14%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts 128 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+9%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
233 Pts 250 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+7%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
453 Pts 472 Pts +4%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
749 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+13%
662 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,115,276 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.17 % 0.48 % Hugely higher market share.
+182%
Value
Value For Money
84.3 % +4% 81 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % More popular.
+15%
60 %
Price
Price (score)
$176 Much cheaper.
+32%
$260
Age
Newest
51 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
55 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.2 GHz +5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
976 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+46%
667 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
882 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+48%
595 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 630
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