65points

Intel Core i3-3227U

82points

Intel Core i7-3930K

Intel Core i3-3227U
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Intel Core i3-3227U vs Intel Core i7-3930K

Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

Why is Intel Core i3-3227U better than Intel Core i7-3930K?

  • 10nm smaller semiconductor size
    22nmvs32nm
  • 113W lower TDP
    17Wvs130W
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • Has F16C
  • Has RdRand
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • 21mm narrower
    24mmvs45mm

Why is Intel Core i7-3930K better than Intel Core i3-3227U?

  • 5.05x faster CPU speed
    6 x 3.2GHzvs2 x 1.9GHz
  • 8 more CPU threads
    12vs4
  • 1MB bigger L2 cache
    1.5MBvs0.5MB
  • 256KB bigger L1 cache
    384KBvs128KB
  • 25.6GB/s more memory bandwidth
    51.2GB/svs25.6GB/s
  • Has AES
  • 9MB bigger L3 cache
    12MBvs3MB
  • Has an unlocked multiplier

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General info

1.DirectX version

11

10.1

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE

12.1

2.Supports 64-bit
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

3.semiconductor size

22nm

32nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

12nm

4.thermal design power (TDP)

17W

130W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

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Intel Atom E3805

3W

5.number of transistors

1200 million

2270 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

9600 million

6.OpenGL version

4

3

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Intel Core i5-9600K

4.5

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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.9GHz

6 x 3.2GHz

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

32 x 3GHz

2.L2 cache

0.5MB

1.5MB

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

Intel Xeon Phi 7235

32MB

3.CPU threads

4

12

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64

4.L1 cache

128KB

384KB

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

2250KB

5.L2 core

0.25MB/core

0.25MB/core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Best

Intel Core i5-4200Y

2.5MB/core

6.L3 cache

3MB

12MB

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64MB

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Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

25.6GB/s

51.2GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Intel Xeon E5504

192.2GB/s

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

2933MHz

3.memory channels

2

4

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Intel Atom x5-Z8350

12.8

4.bus transfer rate

5GT/s

5GT/s

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.

Best

Intel Xeon Gold 5115

10.4GT/s

5.maximum memory size

32GB

64GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Intel Xeon E7-8830

4096GB

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Features

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

3.Has AES
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.SSE version

4.2

4.2

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.

Best

Intel Core i7-9800X

4.2

5.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

6.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel Core i7-3930K

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

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Benchmarks

1.PassMark result (single)

1026

1949

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

Best

Intel Core i3-7350K

2625

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