IntelBX80637I73770
IntelBX80684I59400

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

6 Cores, 6 Threads @2.90 GHz, 65 W.
Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 167,728 user samples
159,131 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 219th / 1258
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
8,597 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1258
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.2 % 87.4 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.4 Pts 89.9 Pts +4%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.9 Pts 119 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts 236 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+23%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
338 Pts 460 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
494 Pts 656 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+33%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.4 Pts 95 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 125 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
213 Pts 248 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+16%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
398 Pts 490 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
546 Pts 708 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+30%
Market Share
Based on 31,656,624 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.79 % Hugely higher market share.
+316%
0.19 %
Value
Value For Money
83.2 % 104 % Better value.
+25%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % More popular.
+23%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$184 $150 Cheaper.
+18%
Age
Newest
101 Months 17+ Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
550 Pts 712 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+29%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
499 Pts 661 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+32%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q1'19
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.9 GHz 4.10 GHz
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 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333/1600 DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
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 1.05 GHz
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading 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, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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