CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4770 vs 3820 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

7.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4770 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4770

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Front view of Intel Core i7 3820

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4770 vs 3820

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4770
1.65 fps
Core i7 3820
0.76 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
13,342
Core i7 3820
12,538

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
4,500,000 MB/s
Core i7 3820
2,500,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
13,074
Core i7 3820
12,550

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770
14,063
Core i7 3820
13,644

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4770  vs
3820 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
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

power consumption

TDP 84W 130W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 49.49 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 138.93 $/year
Performance per watt 10.41 pt/W 6.18 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 139.6W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 4770  vs
3820 
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 10 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 66.8°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.85 GHz 4.68 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.01 GHz 4.71 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,086.9 5,531.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.85 GHz 4.68 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 51,200 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 65,771.52 MB
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Well glad I ordered the 4770...
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