IntelBX80637I73770
IntelBX80684I59400F

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

6 Cores, 6 Threads @2.9GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 272,966 user samples
162,416 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 205th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
110,550 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 57th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.7 % 87 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.6 Pts 89.8 Pts +4%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 119 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
193 Pts 235 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+22%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
341 Pts 456 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+34%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
499 Pts 648 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+30%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.5 Pts 95.1 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 125 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
216 Pts 248 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+15%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
404 Pts 488 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
570 Pts 715 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+25%
Market Share
Based on 31,470,698 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.96 % 1.23 % Higher market share.
+28%
Value
Value For Money
83.7 % 102 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 212 % Hugely more popular.
+203%
Price
Price (score)
$184 $155 Cheaper.
+16%
Age
Newest
101 Months 18 Months Hugely more recent.
+82%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
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 Faster base frequency.
+17%
2.9 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.1 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
564 Pts 715 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+27%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
505 Pts 654 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+30%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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
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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