CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs 4130 among desktop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3470 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3470

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Front view of Intel Core i3 4130

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Intel Core i3 4130

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Much better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs i3 4130

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
3.08 mHash/s
Core i3 4130
7.77 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3470
0.67 fps
Core i3 4130
1.08 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s
Core i3 4130
3,840,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
i3 4130 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 54W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 13.07 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 43.88W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 3470  vs
i3 4130 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 3.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.1 GHz 3.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 3.47 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Intel® HD graphics 4400
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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