IntelBX80684I39100F
IntelBX80646I34360

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q2 2019.

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2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.7GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 7,280 user samples
6,156 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
1,124 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 40% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 308th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
79.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+46%
54.6 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
99 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+38%
172 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
445 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+70%
261 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
450 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+70%
264 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
110 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
254 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
204 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+69%
289 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
490 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+70%
289 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,504,713 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
110 % Much better value.
+70%
64.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
157 % Hugely more popular.
+202%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$86 Much cheaper.
+43%
$150
Age
Newest
8 Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
68 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 54 Watts More energy efficient.
+17%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
2 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+14%
3.7 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
493 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+69%
292 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
454 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+70%
267 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'19 Q2'14
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2013C
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400 DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
37.5 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 Up to 3.0

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