CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3770 vs 3615QM 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

7.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 3770 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3770  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 3770

Reasons to consider the
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Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.3 GHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.33 pt/$ vs 1.28 pt/$ More than 80% better performance per dollar
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
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
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.03 GHz vs 3.03 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,072 vs 1,644 More than 25% 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 PassMark score 9,449 vs 7,383 Around 30% better PassMark score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.32 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 62.56W More than 40% lower typical power consumption
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 105 °C vs 67.4 °C More than 55% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better performance per watt 10.74 pt/W vs 7.25 pt/W Around 50% better performance per watt
Better turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 1,150 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score 3.18 mPixels/s vs 3.02 mPixels/s More than 5% better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 18.55 $/year More than 40% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 67.45 $/year More than 40% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3770 vs 3615QM

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3770
9.07 mHash/s
Core i7 3615QM
8.64 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 3770
-1 fps
Core i7 3615QM
1.09 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

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 i7 3615QM
2,220,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3770  vs
3615QM 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
BGA 1224
Is unlocked No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 77W 45W
Annual home energy cost 18.55 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 67.45 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 7.25 pt/W 10.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 62.56W 36.56W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 3770  vs
3615QM 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
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
Transistor count 1,300,000,000 1,400,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 34 23
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.03 GHz 3.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.32 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.03 GHz 3.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Latest DirectX 11.x 10.x
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz 1,200 MHz
3DMark06 5,339.9 5,344.5

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 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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