CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4770 vs 4600M 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

8.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4770 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 4770  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 4770

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4770

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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 3.2 GHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much better turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 685 MHz More than 75% better turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l3 cache per core
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,029 vs 1,008 More than 2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 9,523 vs 3,174 More than 3x better PassMark score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.85 GHz vs 2.93 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.01 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 75% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jun, 2013 vs May, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of AMD A10 4600M

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AMD A10 4600M

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 68.25W 2.4x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Higher GPU clock speed 496 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 40% higher GPU clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 72.72 °C Around 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score 13.64 fps vs 10.2 fps Around 35% better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 20.24 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 73.58 $/year 2.4x lower annual commercial energy cost
Better performance per watt 11.44 pt/W vs 10.41 pt/W Around 10% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4770 vs A10 4600M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4770
11.75 mHash/s
A10 4600M
54.12 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4770
1.65 fps
A10 4600M
0.62 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 4770
3,198
A10 4600M
2,610

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 4770
3,547
A10 4600M
2,832

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 4770
7,496
A10 4600M
4,110

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
13,342
A10 4600M
3,860

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
3,514
A10 4600M
1,434

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
4,500,000 MB/s
A10 4600M
1,670,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4770  vs
A10 4600M 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No 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 35W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 10.41 pt/W 11.44 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 28.44W

details

Core i7 4770  vs
A10 4600M 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.85 GHz 2.93 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.01 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.85 GHz 2.93 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Radeon™ HD 7660G
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 496 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz 685 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
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