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Front view of Intel Core i5 4670K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4670K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.48 GHz vs 3.5 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 77.19W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 67.7 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core Around 15% more l3 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.55 GHz vs 3.5 GHz Around 30% 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
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Dec, 2012 Release date 3 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 4340

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AMD Opteron 4340

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x 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
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads

Features Key features of the Core i5 4670K  vs Opteron 4340 

clock speed

Core i5 4670K
3.4 GHz
Opteron 4340
3.5 GHz

turbo clock speed

Core i5 4670K
3.8 GHz
Opteron 4340
3.8 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i5 4670K
4.48 GHz
Opteron 4340
3.5 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i5 4670K
4.55 GHz
Opteron 4340
3.5 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4670K  vs
Opteron 4340 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core
Is unlocked Yes No

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
EM64T
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
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
Typical power consumption 68.25W 77.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 HyperTransport 3.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 6,400 MT/s

details

Core i5 4670K  vs
Opteron 4340 
Threads 4 6
L2 cache 1 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 67.7°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 57 0
Overclocked clock speed 4.48 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.55 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.48 GHz 3.5 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

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 12,800 MB/s
Intel Core i5 4670K
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