IntelBX80677I77700
IntelBX80637I73770K

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 222,504 user samples
122,764 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 84th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
99,740 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 148th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
67.7 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
106 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
227 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+11%
204 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
408 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+13%
361 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
608 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+15%
527 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts +5% 123 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
251 Pts +4% 242 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
450 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
666 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+6%
630 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,513,206 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.59 % Much higher market share.
+37%
0.43 %
Value
Value For Money
74 % 82.1 % Slightly better value.
+11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % Slightly more popular.
+15%
74 %
Price
Price (score)
$306 $138 Much cheaper.
+55%
Age
Newest
35 Months Much more recent.
+62%
92 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
77 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz +3% 3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
668 Pts +4% 640 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
619 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+16%
535 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Ivy Bridge
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1155
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 4000
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q2'12
Cache
Cache
8 MB 8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$303.00 - $312.00 $332.00 - $342.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) 2011D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3 1333/1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 650 MHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

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