CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3770 vs 4460 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

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

8.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4460 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4460  based on its value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 3770

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Intel Core i7 3770

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Core i7 3770 vs the Core i5 4460.

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Much better performance per dollar 4.65 pt/$ vs 2.33 pt/$ Around 2x better performance per dollar

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3770 vs i5 4460

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3770
9.07 mHash/s
Core i5 4460
8.3 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3770
-1 fps
Core i5 4460
-1 fps

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

Core i7 3770
12,524
Core i5 4460
9,739

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 3770
2,660,000 MB/s
Core i5 4460
4,300,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3770  vs
i5 4460 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
LGA 1150
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s

details

Core i7 3770  vs
i5 4460 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 34 32
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 72.72°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 77W 84W
Annual home energy cost 18.55 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 67.45 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 7.25 pt/W 9.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 62.56W 68.25W
Intel Core i7 3770
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This is wrong. The i7 3770 wins this battle.
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