IntelBX80646I74770K
IntelBX80646I74770
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 178,266 user samples
98,334 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 112th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
79,932 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 54% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 54% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 149th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
70.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
67.4 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
105 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts +5% 204 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
377 Pts +5% 360 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
561 Pts +5% 536 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
569 Pts +5% 544 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
116 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
251 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
228 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
474 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
427 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
671 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+16%
579 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
675 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+16%
581 Pts
Market Share
Based on 21,815,878 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.47 % 0.51 % Slightly higher market share.
+9%
Value
Value For Money
69.8 % Slightly better value.
+6%
65.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % Much more popular.
+30%
66 %
Price
Price (score)
$293 +4% $305
Age
Newest
80 Months 80 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts 84 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
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4600
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$339.00 - $350.00 $303.00 - $312.00
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.25 GHz 1.2 GHz
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
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes

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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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The Intel Core i7-4770 features Intel's most recent (Haswell) architecture. As with each of the previous "Core i" generations Intel have managed to reduce power consumption and simultaneously increase processing throughput. The i7-4770 has a locked multiplier which makes overclocking it much harder than its unlocked i7-4770K sibling. Comparing the 4770 and 4770K shows that the 4770K yields 14% higher processing throughput when overclocked and also costs 14% more. The 4770K has 4 physical cores which allow it to process four streams of instructions in parallel. General desktop computing tasks such as checking email, watching videos and surfing the web rarely require more than two cores, so for the majority of users this processor is overpowered. If you plan to encode video or compile software then this is one of the fastest reasonably priced processors available. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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