Average Bench: 74.3% (273rd of 1355)

more Based on 288,184 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 1F8BFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472, 4920555043070506, 0000000000000000, 4920555043080306, 1FABFBFF000306A9, 00003F0000103FFF Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 3770 @ 3.4GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 @ 3.30 GHZ

The Intel Core i7-3770 is an Ivy Bridge processor. With four cores and eight threads the 3770 has excellent single , dual and multi-core performance. Comparing the 3770 to the 4770K shows that the 4770K leads by 11% at stock speeds and, thanks to an unlocked multiplier on the 4770K, by 15% at overclocked frequencies. The i7-3770 has a very strong performance profile which includes multi-core capabilities that are likely to be overkill for the majority of desktop users. Comparing the 3770 to the 3770K shows that the unlocked 3770K allows for, on average, an additional 8% increase in performance. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 63%Average: 74.3% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-3770 averaged 25.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 85.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-3770 is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-3770 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 516Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 511Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 288,184 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.5 Memory 85.7 94.4
82.1 1-Core 101 109
154 2-Core 194 215
75% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
266 4-Core 342 403
385 8-Core 511 568
54.8% 427 Pts
Min Avg Max
392 64-Core 516 569
34.6% 516 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 103
2-Core 203
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 532
59% 456 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 107
2-Core 214
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 538
58% 453 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 107
2-Core 214
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 543
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 545
37% 545 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 108
2-Core 209
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 537
56% 437 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 181
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 492
52% 409 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,548,327 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-3770 Builds (Compare 23,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-3770 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor Numberi7-3770
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$283.00 - $305.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP77 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsup to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

3rd gen Intel Core processor feature Intel Turbo Boost Technology...

Models:BX80637I73770, BXC80637I73770, CM8063701211600

Added 8 years ago.

Excellent

10 days ago.

I play with a RTX2060 in 4K on most games


Good

2 months ago.

Best CPU 2012 used for 8 Years 24/7 Power using!


Good

3 months ago.

It has served me well but I think it's time for an upgrade.


Excellent

4 months ago.

It had insane bang/buck ratio when i bought it for ~70$ three years ago. Still plays most games in fullhd/high (paired with 1060/6g). Compared to 10'th gen 4c/8t cpu it's only about 25% slower. As a bonus - integrated graphics is good enough for minecraft/roblox, so it can be a great choice for kids' PC (esp. with today gpu prices)


Excellent

7 months ago.

All the hype about next gen purity,yet this beauty runs cool as with enough factual bandwidth in data performance above 13.6 gbps with nvme and dedicated cache linked to sys ram on its truly most capable pci x 3.0, i may consider to upgrade but only if intel brings out pcix 4.0 full speed x2, and full ddr 5 compliance,meantime all expectations were exceeded (period)



Good

2 months ago.

I have one and its is pretty powerfull

Comment 

Despite not a K version, rocksolid performance and with a bit ram and SSD you can do heavy stuff, even a small server is perfectly smooth once installed, power enough in virtualisation—Aug '15


Good

1 month ago.

Por el precio es una hermosura. Se la sigue bancando perfectamente en 2018 y por un tiempo largo no pienso cambiarlo.


Excellent

1 month ago.

tati panchod ma ki kus tumhari


Excellent

8 months ago.

Still very powerful CPU. Hits 4.15 Ghz with intel stock cooler and a good P67 board.


Good

17 months ago.

Really decent and (pretty) fast. paired with a gtx 1050 ti, Makes it awesome bank for the buck. Of course you don't have to pay 256 dollars (wich is too much) so you could buy that for a decent price on ebay.


Good

20 months ago.

too expensive for basically no reason, every option is better.


Excellent

6 months ago.

me gusta por que me ha corrido los juegos que he querido en muy buena resolución


Very good

8 years ago.


Excellent

7 months ago.

Great considering how old it is. Still get high FPS on 2019/2020 games


Poor

7 months ago.

IM USING ONE , ITS GOOD , WORKING FINE


Excellent

15 months ago.

it is a great cpu if you are on a budget and even though it is getting quite old now it is still a very strong cpu ofr gaming


Good

2 years ago.

Very strong and good for Gaming and editing even today with all 6, 7, 8 gens out, he can outperform many of them the CPU rock in gaming with good GPU and RAM LOL and if you have a new one, you are set for good. Just awesome CPU in general for the price I just bought it for 130€ with my GTX 1060 6GB and 16GB DDR3 1600 and SSD Win 10 Pro on 1080p any game on Ultra no problem.


Excellent

21 months ago.

Since 2012 I use this processor that is not K in a stable frequency of 4.2 Ghz, it opens everything very fast with 16 GB RAM at 2400 Mhz and I configured the Bios to put an M.2 adapter in it with an M.2 Samsung Evo 970 read and writes at 1500MB / s to a P8Z77-V LE PLUS board.

Comment 

can be overclocked to 4.1-4.2-4.3 Mhz without spendind a lot, yet 3 years old and not so far form the best actual cpu!—Aug '15


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

3 years ago.

Had one since it came out, runs a little hotter than it should, but Ive used it for everything form AutoCAD, Photoshop, Heavy gaming and Emulation.


Good

3 years ago.

I work fine and perfect performance


Excellent

2 years ago.

After oc, it's a beast for this old of a cpu


Excellent

2 years ago.

3rd Gen i7-3770 performs great in 2020. The unlocked i7-3770K is a tad better cause able to Overclock. With a slight OC@ 4.15GHz with basic fan cooler, Asus ROG Maximus V Gene Z77, 2x4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 @1600MHz, GTX 970, 600 Watt Power Supply. When stressed using 3DMark Time Spy Extreme 4K the temp will get to 80c. Able to perform Video Editing & Rendering at 1080p but is bit slow compared to i7-6700K & even slower to newer CPU's with 6 or 8 cores. Able to play most current games with a GTX 1080ti however does bottleneck & FPS is lower than expected. All Ivy Bridge cpu's do not support 4K as it lacks HEVC ability, need 4th Gen Haswell or newer. In 2020, we have 10th Generation Intel CPU's & AMD Ryzen series or Threadripper with DDR4 memory at high speeds. So for a cpu of 7 gens ago still going strong for those staying at 1080p resolution. In time, move up from Ivy Bridge to Skylake or Coffee Lake for 4K as it'll be very affordable. The i7-3770 is a keeper & useable probably until 2022. Best budget cpu around for $50. The i7-3770K is in demand & very overpriced at $120 to $150. You can build an i7-3770 PC for well under $400 (case, mobo, psu, ram, cpu, GXT 760, 500GB HDD). However, for $1,300 you can purchase a current PC that has more potential & longer life expectancy. For those with little or no financial limitations can spend $4k to $6k to have Top of the Line everything. AMD built PC's are a little cheaper than Intel as could save $100 to $200 but there are a few Cons as to why AMD is cheaper. Beware of Retail pre-built systems at Walmart, Best Buy & other stores as hidden facts that the manufacturer & retailers fails to tell you. They are generally overpriced & built with lesser quality parts. Marketing schemes & how things are worded make you think you are getting a Deal. Maybe you are or maybe Not. Do your homework & find out what you are really getting for your money. Stay within your means & your budget as it does not pay to go into debt & pay interest. Enjoy life, be happy & safe.


Good

21 months ago.

TOP


Poor

15 months ago.

Too hot but not too fast


Excellent

8 months ago.

old but lightning fast


Average

3 years ago.

It's survived for something like 6 or 7 years and is still kicking so


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best budget i7 on the market.


Excellent

3 years ago.

University Surplus Sales.


Excellent

2 years ago.

The Top 83% score cpu is the 3770K overclocked not 3770.


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