CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4770K vs 4770

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 1 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 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4770K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4770K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Significantly better PassMark (Overclocked) score 6,694.4 vs 3,086.9 Around 2.2x better PassMark (Overclocked) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.47 GHz vs 3.87 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,200 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,165 vs 2,029 More than 5% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.53 GHz vs 3.9 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Slightly better performance per watt 14.4 pt/W vs 12.58 pt/W Around 15% better performance per watt
Slightly better performance per dollar 5.26 pt/$ vs 4.41 pt/$ Around 20% better performance per dollar

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4770K vs 4770

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770K
14,351
Core i7 4770
13,074

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4770K
15,778
Core i7 4770
14,063

GeekBench

Core i7 4770K
18,498
Core i7 4770
14,063

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Passmark

Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4770K  vs
4770 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
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 84W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 12.58 pt/W 14.4 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 68.25W

bus

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

details

Core i7 4770K  vs
4770 
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 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 72.72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.47 GHz 3.87 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.53 GHz 3.9 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 6,694.4 3,086.9
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.47 GHz 3.87 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz 1,200 MHz

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 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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Comments

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You missed two important points: Power consumption for both in real world? (ignore spec. values) VT-d feature missing; only 4770 supports it. This helps when folks running VMs. I reckon 4770 better: price paid + power consumption (not much OC) + less heat factor (?).
I want to render video's but not 3D, is it worth shelling out the money for the unlocked version or not? I have no knowledge really about overclocking processors really.....but standard (without oc) the K version is faster.....
sry bios type fast ^_^
no u cant oc-ed non k auto it must from biso and with someone expert so if u want oc-ing sure 4770k is recommended
i7 4770 is looled better on water then K? 4.674.8 GHz it it true? and how u overclocked non K ? auto?
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