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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-4690 6650 points
Core i5-3550 5890 points
Difference: 760 (13%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-4690 14 GT/s
Core i5-3550 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 0.8 (6%)

Core Speed

Core i5-4690 3.5 GHz
Core i5-3550 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)

Threads

Core i5-3550 4
Core i5-4690 4
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i5-4690 84 Watts
Core i5-3550 77 Watts
Difference: 7 (9%)

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Model Core i5-3550 Core i5-4690
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Ivy Bridge Haswell
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 2/3/4/4 2/3/4/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 6 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2500 HD Graphics 4600
TDP 77 Watts 84 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1150
Released 2012-04-01 2014-05-01
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