IntelBX80637I73770K
AMDYD180XBCAEWOF

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q2 2012.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 82,703 user samples
56,767 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 111th / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
25,936 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
73 % 92.6 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 110 Pts +5%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
355 Pts 431 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts 1220 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+127%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts +3% 118 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
445 Pts 472 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
631 Pts 1338 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+112%
Market Share
Based on 11,511,820 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.68 % Much higher market share.
+45%
0.47 %
Value
Value For Money
60.2 % 102 % Much better value.
+70%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 97 % Much more popular.
+43%
Price
Price (score)
$488 $225 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
78 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+76%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts More energy efficient.
+19%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
121 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+6%
114 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
124 Pts +1% 123 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
445 Pts 454 Pts +2%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
449 Pts 493 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+10%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
621 Pts 1298 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+109%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
620 Pts 1350 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+118%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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