Intel Core i7-2600K vs Intel Core i7-3770K

Intel Core i7-2600K
Intel Socket 1155DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jan 2011
Intel Core i7-2600K

Intel Core i7-3770K
Intel Socket 1155DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Apr 2012
Intel Core i7-3770K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    113%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    109%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    114%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-2600K

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-3770K

9% higher single threaded performance.
14% higher multi threaded performance.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 13% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i7-3770K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-3770K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i7-3770K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI

Architecture

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i7-3770K
ArchitectureIntel_SandyBridgevsIntel_IvyBridge
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3
CodenameSandy BridgevsIvy Bridge
Release DateJan 2011vsApr 2012

Cores

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i7-3770K
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 3000vsIntel HD 4000

Cache

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i7-3770K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i7-3770K
SocketIntel Socket 1155vsIntel Socket 1155
Max Case Tempunknownvs67°C
PackageFC-LGA10vsFC-LGA12C
Die Size216mm²vs160mm²
Process32 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i7-3770K
Cpu Frequency3400 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3800 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvs1.025 V
TDP95 Wvs77 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    3800 points
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    4017 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    16320 points
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    17304 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    12757
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    13684

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    3548
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    3802

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    13763
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    14955

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    3248
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    3467

points - higher is better

7-zip

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    19925
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    21430

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    116.18
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    124.05

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    618.82
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    676.31

points - higher is better

3DMark06 CPU

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    6669
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    7229

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    4809
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    5536

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    18608
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    22190

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    1.51
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    1.65

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    6.76
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    7.7

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    129
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    139

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    614
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    667

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    10.2
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    9.38

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    10.5
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    6.39

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    3486
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    3698

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    145
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    172.3

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    36.5
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    43.4

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    3.3
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    3.9

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    0.56
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    0.68

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    0.32
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    0.39

GB/s