CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4670 vs 2218 among all 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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4670 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4670  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4670

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4670

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,152 vs 755 More than 2.8x better PassMark (Single core) score
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better performance per watt 10.74 pt/W vs 0.74 pt/W More than 14.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark score 7,381 vs 1,594 Around 4.8x better PassMark score
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Aug, 2006 Release date over 6 years later
Significantly more l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 3x more l3 cache per core
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 55 °C More than 30% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.76 GHz vs 2.86 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 77.19W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 2218

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AMD Opteron 2218

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Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4670 vs Opteron 2218

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
10,910
Opteron 2218
3,975

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
3,433
Opteron 2218
1,129.5

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
4,760,000 MB/s
Opteron 2218
112.8 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4670  vs
Opteron 2218 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 84W 95W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 10.74 pt/W 0.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 77.19W

details

Core i5 4670  vs
Opteron 2218 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.76 GHz 2.86 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz 2.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.76 GHz 2.86 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz N/A
Intel Core i5 4670
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