IntelBX80637I73770K
IntelBX80637I73770

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 266,704 user samples
101,314 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 146th / 1251
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
165,390 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 211th / 1251
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
74.5 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.6 Pts +4% 86.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
99.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
203 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
192 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
357 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
338 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
527 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+7%
493 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.3 Pts +3% 94.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
109 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
215 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
444 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
402 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
634 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+13%
561 Pts
Market Share
Based on 30,301,592 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % 0.85 % Hugely higher market share.
+124%
Value
Value For Money
73.4 % 78.8 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % More popular.
+15%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$350 $226 Much cheaper.
+35%
Age
Newest
99 Months +1% 100 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts 77 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +3% 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
633 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+11%
570 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
531 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+6%
502 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Ivy Bridge
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 FCLGA1155
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 HD 4000
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$332.00 - $342.00 $283.00 - $305.00
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes

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The third gen Ivy Bridge Core i7-3770K can't really be described as a consumer orientated processor. With 8 threads and four cores its capabilities are better aligned to server use. For price insensitive consumers that want the best of the best, this is currently one of the fastest processors available. The PassMark Single Thread score of 2080 points put the 3770K right at the top of the pack in terms of raw processing power and real world performance. The GeekBench and PassMark scores of 17210 and 9653 are within 20% or so of the best we have ever seen. Despite the near record breaking processing throughputs the 3770K is only rated at 77 TDP, which is also very reasonable by historical standards. For typical consumer use there are better value propositions out there. [May '13 CPUPro]

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The Intel Core i7-3770 is an Ivy Bridge processor. With four cores and eight threads the 3770 has excellent single , dual and multi-core performance. Comparing the 3770 to the 4770K shows that the 4770K leads by 11% at stock speeds and, thanks to an unlocked multiplier on the 4770K, by 15% at overclocked frequencies. The i7-3770 has a very strong performance profile which includes multi-core capabilities that are likely to be overkill for the majority of desktop users. Comparing the 3770 to the 3770K shows that the unlocked 3770K allows for, on average, an additional 8% increase in performance. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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