CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4440 vs 4340 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

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 4340 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 4340  based on its single-core performance, overclocking and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4440

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4440

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Much more l3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better cloud gate score 5,976 vs 5,814 Around 5% better cloud gate score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 9,314 vs 6,874 More than 35% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 66.8 °C Around 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of Intel Core i3 4340

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Higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 68.25W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Much better performance per watt 19.55 pt/W vs 10.1 pt/W Around 95% better performance per watt
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,075 vs 1,878 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per dollar 6.25 pt/$ vs 4.47 pt/$ Around 40% better performance per dollar
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.73 GHz vs 3.29 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 20.24 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 73.58 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz vs 3.34 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4440 vs i3 4340

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 4440
4,110,000 MB/s
Core i3 4340
4,470,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4440  vs
i3 4340 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 84W 54W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 10.1 pt/W 19.55 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 43.88W

bus

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

details

Core i5 4440  vs
i3 4340 
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 4 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 66.8°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.29 GHz 3.73 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.34 GHz 3.6 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,691.6 4,161.4
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.29 GHz 3.73 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 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
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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Since when is higher maximum operating temprature part of the Pros list? LOL this website is run by tomatoes.
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