IntelBX80646I74770K
IntelBX80684I59400F

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 390,176 user samples
159,660 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 179th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
230,516 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 85th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
78.2 % 85.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.6 Pts 88.7 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
211 Pts 232 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
373 Pts 451 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
557 Pts 637 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+14%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.5 Pts +2% 94.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts +1% 125 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
247 Pts 247 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
456 Pts 486 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
666 Pts 706 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 44,962,943 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.26 % 1.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+346%
Value
Value For Money
76.6 % 99.2 % Better value.
+29%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 86 % Much more popular.
+34%
Price
Price (score)
$300 $165 Much cheaper.
+45%
Age
Newest
100 Months 29 Months Much more recent.
+71%
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 Much higher thread count.
+33%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+21%
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
668 Pts 712 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+7%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts 644 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+14%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 None
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'13 Q1'19
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
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 DMI2 8 GT/s DMI3
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2013D PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0

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The Core i7-4770K is Intel's fourth generation (codename Haswell) flagship processor in the hugely successful Core range. It's not surprising that the 4770K sets a new Real World Performance index record, besting its predecessor by just over 9%. The 4770K also tops out in the remainder of our benchmarks setting new highs of 10020 and 2164 in the PassMark and PassMark Single Thread tests which equates to roughly an 8% overall performance increase over the 3770K. With a TDP of 84 watts, power consumption has increased slightly over the 3770K. The new Core i7-4770K demonstrates around an 8% performance increase over its predecessor the 3770K but it costs 12% more. As a result, at least until prices drop, this processor represents marginally worse value for money than the 3770K. [Jun '13 CPUPro]

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Intel’s Core i5-9400F is a hex-core 9th generation Coffee Lake desktop processor. It features base / boost clocks of 2.9 / 4.1 GHz, 9 MB of cache, a 65W TDP and it ships with a cooler but it does not have integrated graphics like the “non-F” variants. Although the 9400F is compatible with the enthusiast grade Z390 chipset it is normally paired with a better value for money B360 motherboard. At its launch the i5-9400F retailed for $180 but prices have dropped to the point ($135) that it now represents an excellent value proposition to gamers. Comparing the i5-9400F to the Ryzen 3600 shows that the 3600 is 8% better for quad-core processing but it costs 40% ($50) more than the 9400F. Ordinarily higher quad-core performance would result in better gaming but the Ryzen 3000 memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. Gamers can invest the $50 savings in a better GPU, for example by upgrading from a 2060S to a 2070S. Since the GPU makes the most difference to gaming, the end result is a system which offers far superior real world gaming performance for similar money. For those gamers who demand the best of the best, it is necessary to jump to one of the higher frequency SKUs such as the 9600K but for everyone else the i5-9400F offers unparalleled value. [Aug '19 CPUPro]

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