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Front view of Intel Core i7 3770K

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Intel Core i7 3770K

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i7 3770K vs the AMD Athlon 64 FX 72.

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 FX 72

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AMD Athlon 64 FX 72

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Athlon 64 FX 72 vs the Intel Core i7 3770K.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 3770K vs Athlon 64 FX 72

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 3770K  vs
Athlon 64 FX 72 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
F

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
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i7 3770K  vs
Athlon 64 FX 72 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 90 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 63°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.69 GHz 3.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.69 GHz 3.05 GHz

power consumption

TDP 77W 125W
Annual home energy cost 42.19 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 112.39 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 4.55 pt/W 0.59 pt/W
Typical power consumption 114.97W 101.56W
Intel Core i7 3770K
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