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Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 3470 vs the AMD A8 5600K.

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs A8 5600K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
3.08 mHash/s
A8 5600K
41.89 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
0.67 fps
A8 5600K
0.49 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
2,580
A8 5600K
2,708

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
1,055
A8 5600K
2,631

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 3470
3,118
A8 5600K
5,352

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
9,436
A8 5600K
5,682

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,983
A8 5600K
1,989

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s
A8 5600K
2,210,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
A8 5600K 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 100W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 4.86 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 81.25W

details

Core i5 3470  vs
A8 5600K 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 0.5 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.13 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,400,000,000 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range Unknown - 1.13V 0.82 - 1.48V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 22 12
Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 4.29 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz 4.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 4.29 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Radeon™ HD 7560D
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 760 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Intel Core i5 3470
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