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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4770K 9110 points
Core i5-2500 5650 points
Difference: 3460 (61%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4770K 28 GT/s
Core i5-2500 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 14.8 (112%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4770K 3.5 GHz
Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)

Threads

Core i7-4770K 8
Core i5-2500 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

Core i5-2500 95 Watts
Core i7-4770K 84 Watts
Difference: 11 (13%)

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Model Core i5-2500 Core i7-4770K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Haswell
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 2/3/4/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 HD Graphics 4600
TDP 95 Watts 84 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1150
Released 2011-01-01 2013-06-01
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