84points

Intel Core i7-3940XM

100points

Intel Core i7-4770K

84points

Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

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Intel Core i7-3940XM vs Intel Core i7-4770K vs Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

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Why is Intel Core i7-3940XM better than Intel Core i7-4770K & Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition?

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      General info

      1.GPU clock speed

      650MHz

      350MHz

      650MHz

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

      Best

      Intel Core i7-4770R

      1300MHz

      2.DirectX version

      11

      11.1

      11

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

      Best

      AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE

      12.1

      3.Supports 64-bit
      Intel Core i7-3940XM
      Intel Core i7-4770K
      Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

      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.

      4.semiconductor size

      22nm

      22nm

      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)

      55W

      84W

      55W

      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.number of transistors

      1200 million

      1400 million

      1200 million

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

      Best

      AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

      9600 million

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      Performance

      1.CPU speed

      4 x 3GHz

      4 x 3.5GHz

      4 x 3GHz

      Best

      AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

      32 x 3GHz

      2.L2 cache

      1MB

      1MB

      1MB

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

      Best

      Intel Xeon Phi 7235

      32MB

      3.CPU threads

      8

      8

      8

      More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

      Best

      AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

      64

      4.L1 cache

      256KB

      256KB

      256KB

      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

      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

      8MB

      8MB

      8MB

      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

      25.6GB/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

      1600MHz

      1600MHz

      1600MHz

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

      Best

      AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

      2933MHz

      3.memory channels

      2

      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.maximum memory size

      32GB

      32GB

      32GB

      The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

      Best

      Intel Xeon E7-8830

      4096GB

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      Features

      1.Uses hyperthreading technology
      Intel Core i7-3940XM
      Intel Core i7-4770K
      Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

      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 i7-3940XM
      Intel Core i7-4770K
      Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

      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 i7-3940XM
      Intel Core i7-4770K
      Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

      AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

      4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
      Intel Core i7-3940XM
      Intel Core i7-4770K
      Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

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

      5.SSE version

      4.2

      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

      6.Has Tri-Gate transistors
      Intel Core i7-3940XM
      Intel Core i7-4770K
      Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition

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

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      Benchmarks

      1.PassMark result

      9820

      10166

      9820

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

      Best

      Intel Xeon W-2195

      26470

      2.GeekBench result

      17010

      14371

      17010

      This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)

      Best

      Intel Core i7-6950X

      51251

      3.performance per watt

      309

      155

      309

      This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.

      Best

      Intel Core i5-7200U

      553.3

      4.PassMark result (single)

      2054

      2252

      2054

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

      Best

      Intel Core i3-7350K

      2625

      5.Cinebench 10 result

      25600

      28623

      25600

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

      Best

      Intel Core i7-4960X

      38726

      6.PassMark result (overclocked)

      10665

      11477

      10665

      This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.

      Best

      Intel Core i7-5960X

      18948

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