IntelBX80662G3900
IntelBX80684I79700K

2 Cores, 2 Threads @2.8 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q1 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 224,919 user samples
4,221 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 630th / 1256
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
220,698 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1256
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53.6 % 98.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+84%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.5 Pts 93.1 Pts Lower memory latency.
+14%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
79.3 Pts 141 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+78%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts 281 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+90%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 556 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+266%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts 1050 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+582%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.1 Pts 97.4 Pts +5%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
87.1 Pts 155 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+78%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
172 Pts 310 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+80%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
173 Pts 617 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+257%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
172 Pts 1199 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+597%
Market Share
Based on 30,604,199 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 1.65 % Insanely higher market share.
+8,150%
Value
Value For Money
88 % 92.5 % Slightly better value.
+5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 205 % Hugely more popular.
+273%
Price
Price (score)
$46 Hugely cheaper.
+87%
$349
Age
Newest
51+ Months 20 Months Much more recent.
+61%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
172 Pts 1200 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+598%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts 1065 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+592%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'15 Q4'18
Cache
Cache
2 MB SmartCache 12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$42.00 $374.00 - $385.00
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2015D (130W)
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 510 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
950 MHz 1.20 GHz
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
No 2.0
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No Yes
OS Guard
Intel® OS Guard
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes

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