IntelBX80623I72700K
IntelBX80677I57500

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

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 99,065 user samples
14,465 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 5.9 GHz, turbo 8.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 196th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
84,600 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 125th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
63.4 % 70 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.5 Pts 107 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
191 Pts 211 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
337 Pts 389 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+15%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+23%
395 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts +2% 117 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
237 Pts +4% 228 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
432 Pts 435 Pts +1%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
600 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+38%
436 Pts
Market Share
Based on 24,159,080 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.44 % Hugely higher market share.
+529%
Value
Value For Money
62.3 % 76.7 % Better value.
+23%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 73 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
Price
Price (score)
$296 $200 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
100 Months 36 Months Much more recent.
+64%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +3% 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz +3% 3.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
604 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+38%
439 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
490 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
399 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 3000 HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $192.00 - $202.00
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 DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.35 GHz 1.10 GHz
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0

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