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Intel Core i5 760

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 760

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Intel Core i5 760

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
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Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 59.31W vs 114.5W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.81 GHz vs 4.13 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual home energy cost 17.59 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 2.2x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 63.95 $/year vs 115.63 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.05 GHz vs 4.49 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 760 vs 680

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 760
6,297
Core i5 680
5,318

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 760
2,089
Core i5 680
2,558

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 760
132,200 MB/s
Core i5 680
1,790,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 760
5,838
Core i5 680
5,339

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 760
6,551
Core i5 680
5,800

GeekBench

Core i5 760
7,997
Core i5 680
6,720

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 760
3,903
Core i5 680
3,501

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 760
1,196
Core i5 680
1,529

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 760  vs
680 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.33 GHz 3.86 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1156
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 95W 73W
Annual home energy cost 39.42 $/year 17.59 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 115.63 $/year 63.95 $/year
Performance per watt 1.3 pt/W 10.08 pt/W
Typical power consumption 114.5W 59.31W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 2,500 MT/s

details

Core i5 760  vs
680 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 774,000,000 382,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 21 27
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.13 GHz 4.81 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.49 GHz 5.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.13 GHz 4.81 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 733 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,998.4 MB
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