CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4770K vs 3770K

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Cinebench R11.5, Cinebench R10 32-bit, Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Cinebench R11.5 (1-core), Cinebench R10 32-bit (1-core) and 1 more

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

Winner
Intel Core i7 4770K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 4770K  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Much better SysMark 2007 overall score 341 vs 303 Around 15% better SysMark 2007 overall score
Significantly lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 114.98W More than 40% lower typical power consumption
Better turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,150 MHz Around 10% better turbo clock speed
Higher Maximum Operating Temperature 72.72 °C vs 67.4 °C Around 10% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Better performance per watt 13.43 pt/W vs 8.28 pt/W More than 60% better performance per watt
Better SysMark 2007 productivity score 289 vs 276 Around 5% better SysMark 2007 productivity score
Better 3DMark11 physics score 9,140 vs 8,170 More than 10% better 3DMark11 physics score
Much lower annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year vs 42.19 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Marginally newer Jun, 2013 vs Apr, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score 7,491 vs 6,862 Around 10% better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year vs 112.39 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much better SysMark 2007 video creation score 293 vs 259 Around 15% better SysMark 2007 video creation score
Significantly higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 85% higher GPU clock speed
Significantly better SysMark 2007 3D score 340 vs 299 Around 15% better SysMark 2007 3D score
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.72 GHz vs 4.49 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4770K vs 3770K

GeekBench (32-bit)

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core i7 4770K Core i7 3770K @ community.futuremark.com
Futuremark 3DMark has three primary benchmark tests that you can run and which test you should be running depends on the system that you are benchmarking on.
Core i7 4770K | by Legit Reviews (Jun, 2013)

Cinebench R11.5 (Single Core)

sysmark 2007 (overall)

Core i7 4770K Core i7 3770K @ anandtech.com

Passmark

Core i7 4770K Core i7 3770K @ cpubenchmark.net
If you look closer at the results for Cloud Gate you'll see that AMD won in the graphics tests, but lost in the Physics test, so Futuremark 3DMark must have more weight on the physics test than the GPU test in this test scenario.
Core i7 4770K | by Legit Reviews (Jun, 2013)

Reviews Word on the street

Core i7 4770K  vs 3770K 

7.0
8.0
And because Ivy Bridge chips like the Core i7-3770K are intended for more middle-of-the-road users, they come loaded with integrated graphics systems that can drive up to three independent displays and support HDMI 1.4a and its associated high-quality audio, in addition to InTru 3D (for stereoscopic 3D) and HD video conferencing.
Core i7 3770K

7.0
8.0
It's hard to imagine any desktop PC user ever needing more performance than the new Intel Core i7 3770K serves up.
Core i7 3770K

Overall

7.8 Out of 10
8.8 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4770K  vs
3770K 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes Yes
Is hyperthreaded Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE4.2
AVX
SSE3
FMA3
SSE2
EM64T
F16C
Supplemental SSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4
AVX 2.0
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

gpu

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB

details

Core i7 4770K  vs
3770K 
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 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nms 22 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 67.4°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 205 332
Overclock review score 1 0.96
Overclocked clock speed 4.49 GHz 4.72 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.68 GHz 4.9 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 6,694.4 6,731.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.49 GHz 4.72 GHz

power consumption

TDP 84W 77W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 42.19 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 112.39 $/year
Performance per watt 13.43 pt/W 8.28 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 114.98W

bus

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

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You really just replied to something posted 10 months ago ._...
Ok... But new IGP is still shitty :P
omg wth ,, intel joking !! 8.9 >>>>>9.1 ???!!!!!
I don't see how the Haswell i7 won. The benchmarks were extremely close: there have been other comparisons where benchmarks were "too close to call" before and no winner picked. seems inconsistent to declare winners on things so close and no calls on others with identical closeness.
in the end of page the gpu values are written wrong order: GPU clock speed 350 MHz 650 MHz but it must be GPU clock speed 650 MHz 350 MHz
77/88W is TDP not the power consumption.
3770K 77W 4770K 87W where do you get 65/115? thios test is a big fake
Intel HD4600 is nearly 2x more powerful than the HD4000 on the 3770k. Chill. The gpu frequency boosts under load.
what to do? fu i had already bought mother motherboard and it only support 4th gen. i hope dual processing will do his to benefit 3770. ill overclock it at 4.5 with water cooling for stability. i hated 4770's gpu clock speed. wtf im going to use integrated memory for first months with 2 monitors :(
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