IntelBX80623I72700K
IntelBX80684I38300

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date: Q3 2011.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.70 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,813 user samples
14,747 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 5.9 GHz, turbo 8.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 193rd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
1,066 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 102nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
63.7 % 72.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+14%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 110 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
193 Pts 218 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+13%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
338 Pts 409 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
489 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+18%
415 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
237 Pts +3% 230 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
429 Pts 451 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
604 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+35%
449 Pts
Market Share
Based on 23,794,443 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+700%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
62.6 % 83.1 % Much better value.
+33%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$296 $172 Much cheaper.
+42%
Age
Newest
100 Months 21+ Months Much more recent.
+79%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
607 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+34%
454 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
494 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+18%
418 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q2'18
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $138.00 - $147.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-2400
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 350 MHz
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.35 GHz 1.15 GHz
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0

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