IntelBX80637I73770K
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 144,305 user samples
69,706 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 6.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 1146
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
74,599 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 1146
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
72.8 % 98.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts 460 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+30%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
535 Pts 1299 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+143%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 126 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
449 Pts 493 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
650 Pts 1396 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+115%
Market Share
Based on 14,838,267 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.57 % 2.18 % Hugely higher market share.
+282%
Value
Value For Money
57.4 % 96.8 % Much better value.
+69%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 117 % Much more popular.
+67%
Price
Price (score)
$550 $309 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
82 Months 10 Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts More energy efficient.
+27%
105 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 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+45%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.7 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
123 Pts +1% 122 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
126 Pts 131 Pts +4%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
446 Pts 477 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+7%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
463 Pts 516 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+11%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
636 Pts 1355 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+113%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
636 Pts 1402 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+120%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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