IntelBX80637I73770
IntelBX80684I58600K

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

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 173,491 user samples
96,536 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 56% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Poor: 56% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 159th / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
76,955 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
68.9 % 101 % Much faster effective speed.
+47%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.6 Pts 133 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+34%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
333 Pts 516 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+55%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
510 Pts 746 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+46%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 155 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+40%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 608 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+52%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
575 Pts 882 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+53%
Market Share
Based on 14,007,184 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.98 % 1.25 % Higher market share.
+28%
Value
Value For Money
59.5 % 106 % Much better value.
+78%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % 131 % Hugely more popular.
+96%
Price
Price (score)
$430 $260 Much cheaper.
+40%
Age
Newest
82 Months 15 Months Hugely more recent.
+82%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts More energy efficient.
+19%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
6 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 4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+10%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 150 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+35%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
113 Pts 162 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+43%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
393 Pts 576 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+47%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
410 Pts 647 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+58%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
564 Pts 837 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+48%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
569 Pts 948 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+67%
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 9 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 (130W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333/1600 DDR4-2666
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 350 MHz
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4 Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4

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