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Intel Core i5-3550 vs Core i5-3570K

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-3570K 6090 points
Core i5-3550 5890 points
Difference: 200 (3%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-3570K 13.6 GT/s
Core i5-3550 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 0.4 (3%)

Core Speed

Core i5-3570K 3.4 GHz
Core i5-3550 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i5-3550 4
Core i5-3570K 4
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i5-3550 77 Watts
Core i5-3570K 77 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-3550 Core i5-3570K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Ivy Bridge Ivy Bridge
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.4 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 4000
TDP 77 Watts 77 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1155
Released 2012-04-01 2012-04-01