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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4820K 9190 points
Core i5-2550K 5840 points
Difference: 3350 (57%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4820K 29.6 GT/s
Core i5-2550K 13.6 GT/s
Difference: 16 (118%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4820K 3.7 GHz
Core i5-2550K 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)

Threads

Core i7-4820K 8
Core i5-2550K 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-4820K 130 Watts
Core i5-2550K 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Specifications

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Model Core i5-2550K Core i7-4820K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Ivy Bridge-E
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 0/0/0/2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 10 MB
GPU Model N/A N/A
TDP 95 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 2011
Released 2012-01-01 2013-09-01
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