IntelBX80646I34130
IntelBX80677I77700

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q3 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 147,198 user samples
25,243 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 37% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 356th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
121,955 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 90th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50 % 75.2 % Much faster effective speed.
+50%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91 Pts 117 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+29%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts 225 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+42%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts 403 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+69%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 605 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+150%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 128 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+28%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
190 Pts 251 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+32%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts 481 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+82%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 667 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+152%
Market Share
Based on 22,712,895 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % 0.72 % Hugely higher market share.
+380%
Value
Value For Money
64.3 % 73.1 % Slightly better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 85 % Much more popular.
+44%
Price
Price (score)
$111 Much cheaper.
+64%
$307
Age
Newest
75 Months 35 Months Much more recent.
+53%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts More energy efficient.
+17%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 4 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+24%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
267 Pts 669 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+151%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
245 Pts 612 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+150%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4400 HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'13 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
3 MB SmartCache 8 MB
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$117.00 $303.00 - $312.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 8 GT/s DMI3
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2013C PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD graphics 4400 Intel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 350.00 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
2 GB 64 GB
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
No 2.0
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0

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