IntelBX80646I74770K
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q1 2013.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 183,278 user samples
68,322 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 86th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
114,956 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 70th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
77.2 % 81 % +5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
102 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
374 Pts 390 Pts +4%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
576 Pts 856 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+49%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
115 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
478 Pts +4% 458 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
687 Pts 982 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+43%
Market Share
Based on 12,818,692 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.73 % 1.47 % Hugely higher market share.
+101%
Value
Value For Money
63.8 % 104 % Much better value.
+63%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 144 % Hugely more popular.
+112%
Price
Price (score)
$484 $150 Much cheaper.
+69%
Age
Newest
69 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+72%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+23%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.6 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+17%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+9%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
477 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+8%
440 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
487 Pts +2% 477 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
652 Pts 951 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+46%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
700 Pts 989 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+41%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
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