IntelBX80637I73770
IntelBX80684I38100

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2012.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 278,838 user samples
200,977 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 206th / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
77,861 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 164th / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
75 % 77.2 % +3%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.1 Pts +0% 87 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 106 Pts +5%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
194 Pts 210 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+8%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
342 Pts 389 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+14%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
496 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+26%
395 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.6 Pts +1% 93.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts 112 Pts +2%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 224 Pts +5%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
404 Pts 436 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
554 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+27%
436 Pts
Market Share
Based on 33,181,856 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.79 % Hugely higher market share.
+126%
0.35 %
Value
Value For Money
84 % 98.6 % Better value.
+17%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 105 % Much more popular.
+50%
Price
Price (score)
$184 $114 Much cheaper.
+38%
Age
Newest
102 Months 35 Months Much more recent.
+66%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
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
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
554 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+26%
439 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
501 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+26%
398 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 UHD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q4'17
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$283.00 - $305.00 N/A
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
2011D PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333/1600 DDR4-2400
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.10 GHz
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4 Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4

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