IntelBX80677I57400
IntelBX80637I53470

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.0GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.2GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q2 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 212,458 user samples
109,797 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 202nd / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
102,661 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 66% Base clock 3.2 GHz
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 3.6 GHz
Poor: 49% Great: 66%
SPEED RANK: 228th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
63 % +3% 61 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
97.2 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
92.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+5%
182 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
347 Pts +2% 341 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts +2% 347 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+9%
98.6 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
210 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
195 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
400 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
374 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
399 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+7%
374 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,395,104 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.82 % Higher market share.
+26%
0.65 %
Value
Value For Money
70.8 % 81.7 % Better value.
+15%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 67 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$182 $96 Much cheaper.
+47%
Age
Newest
35 Months Much more recent.
+62%
92 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
77 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 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 GHz 3.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
403 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+7%
376 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
357 Pts +2% 350 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Ivy Bridge
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1155
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 2500
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q2'12
Cache
Cache
6 MB 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$182.00 $184.00 - $195.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) 2011D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3 1333/1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 650 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.00 GHz 1.1 GHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

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