82points

Intel Core i3-7100

94points

Intel Core i7-3770K

Intel Core i3-7100
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43 facts in comparison

Intel Core i3-7100 vs Intel Core i7-3770K

Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K
Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K
82
points
94
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Why is Intel Core i3-7100 better than Intel Core i7-3770K?

  • 8nm smaller semiconductor size
    14nmvs22nm
  • 26W lower TDP
    51Wvs77W
  • Has FMA3

Why is Intel Core i7-3770K better than Intel Core i3-7100?

  • 1.79x faster CPU speed
    4 x 3.5GHzvs2 x 3.9GHz
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 0.5MB bigger L2 cache
    1MBvs0.5MB
  • 128KB bigger L1 cache
    256KBvs128KB
  • 300MHz faster GPU clock speed
    650MHzvs350MHz
  • 3655 higher PassMark result
    9622vs5967
  • 5MB bigger L3 cache
    8MBvs3MB
  • Has an unlocked multiplier

Top specs and features

General info

1.GPU clock speed

350MHz

650MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Intel Core i7-4770R

1300MHz

2.Supports 64-bit
Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K

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.DirectX version

12

11

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

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE

12.1

4.semiconductor size

14nm

22nm

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

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

12nm

5.thermal design power (TDP)

51W

77W

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.

Best

Intel Atom E3805

3W

6.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

Best

Intel Core i9-7920X

44

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 3.9GHz

4 x 3.5GHz

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

32 x 3GHz

2.L2 cache

0.5MB

1MB

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

Best

Intel Xeon Phi 7235

32MB

3.L1 cache

128KB

256KB

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

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

2250KB

4.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

5.CPU threads

4

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64

6.L3 cache

3MB

8MB

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

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64MB

Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

38.4GB/s

25.6GB/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

2400MHz

1600MHz

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

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

2933MHz

3.memory channels

2

2

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

8GT/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

64GB

32GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Intel Xeon E7-8830

4096GB

Features

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K

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 i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K

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 i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K

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

5.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 i3-9350KF

4.2

6.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Intel Core i3-7100
Intel Core i7-3770K

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

Benchmarks

1.PassMark result

5967

9622

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

Best

Intel Xeon W-2195

26470

2.PassMark result (single)

2231

2081

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

Best

Intel Core i3-7350K

2625

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