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IntelBX80646I74790K

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.0GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 220,281 user samples
63,472 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
156,809 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 45th / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.7 % 85.1 % +2%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.4 Pts 121 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts 415 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1106 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+75%
631 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts 135 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
456 Pts 503 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1294 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+80%
719 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,527,860 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.74 % 1.61 % Hugely higher market share.
+118%
Value
Value For Money
97.8 % Better value.
+25%
78.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
118 % More popular.
+30%
91 %
Price
Price (score)
$192 Much cheaper.
+47%
$365
Age
Newest
19 Months Much more recent.
+63%
52 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+26%
88 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz 4 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+33%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4.4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
110 Pts 136 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+24%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
119 Pts 137 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+15%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
439 Pts 508 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+16%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
475 Pts 506 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+7%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1252 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+83%
683 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1306 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+78%
732 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 4600
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