CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4440 vs 4340

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 1 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

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Intel Core i5 4440 

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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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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
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Slightly more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher Maximum Operating Temperature 72.72 °C vs 66.8 °C Around 10% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Better geekbench (64-bit) score 9,977 vs 7,453 Around 35% better geekbench (64-bit) score
Better PassMark score 6,487 vs 5,298 More than 20% better PassMark score
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Is hyperthreaded Yes vs No Somewhat common; Maximizes usage of each CPU core
Higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 68.25W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,116 vs 1,890 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better performance per watt 15.82 pt/W vs 11.54 pt/W More than 35% better performance per watt
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.72 GHz vs 3.29 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 73.58 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 20.24 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.79 GHz vs 3.23 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4440 vs i3 4340

GeekBench (32-bit)

GeekBench (64-bit)

GeekBench

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
Is hyperthreaded No Yes

features

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

gpu

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
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

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 nms 22 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 66.8°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.29 GHz 3.72 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.23 GHz 3.79 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,691.6 4,161.4
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.29 GHz 3.72 GHz

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 11.54 pt/W 15.82 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 43.88W

bus

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