IntelBX80646I74770K
IntelBX80677G4560

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

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.5GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 90,919 user samples
64,360 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 83rd / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
26,559 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 44% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 44% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 254th / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+34%
57.2 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+13%
97.7 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
371 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+39%
266 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
573 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+110%
273 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
108 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+59%
293 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
682 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+130%
296 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,645,142 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % Much higher market share.
+79%
0.39 %
Value
Value For Money
66.2 % 98.8 % Much better value.
+49%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 85 % More popular.
+25%
Price
Price (score)
$430 $68 Hugely cheaper.
+84%
Age
Newest
67 Months 21 Months Much more recent.
+69%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
84 Watts 54 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+36%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
2 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+11%
3.5 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+24%
105 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
131 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+18%
111 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
468 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+73%
271 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
468 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+50%
311 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
649 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+139%
272 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
695 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+123%
311 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 610
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'13 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 3 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$339.00 - $350.00 $64.00
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 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 610
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 350.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.25 GHz 1.05 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
2 GB 64 GB
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0

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