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Intel Core i5-2500K vs Core i7-3770

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-3770 8390 points
Core i5-2500K 5650 points
Difference: 2740 (48%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3770 27.2 GT/s
Core i5-2500K 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 14 (106%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz
Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i7-3770 8
Core i5-2500K 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


Core i5-2500K 95 Watts
Core i7-3770 77 Watts
Difference: 18 (23%)

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Model Core i5-2500K Core i7-3770
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Ivy Bridge
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 3/4/5/5
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 3000 HD Graphics 4000
TDP 95 Watts 77 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1155
Released 2011-01-01 2012-04-01