CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7500 vs 4670K


Benchmark performance using all cores

Cinebench R10 32-bit, PassMark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Cinebench R10 32-bit (1-core) and PassMark (Single Core)


How much speed can you get out of the processor?

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


Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E7500

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E7500

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Much better performance per dollar 32.94 pt/$ vs 5.24 pt/$ More than 6.2x better performance per dollar
More l2 cache 3 MB vs 1 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 6x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 68.25W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 73.58 $/year Around 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 20.24 $/year Around 25% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 4670K

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Intel Core i5 4670K

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Much better 3DMark11 physics score 6,830 vs 2,250 More than 3x better 3DMark11 physics score
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.93 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,204 vs 1,206 Around 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 7,665 vs 1,883 More than 4x better PassMark score
Significantly better geekbench (32-bit) score 11,573 vs 2,673 More than 4.2x better geekbench (32-bit) score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Jan, 2009 Release date over 4 years later
Significantly better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score 7,335 vs 3,576 More than 2x better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score
Significantly better cinebench r10 32Bit score 25,519 vs 6,903 Around 3.8x better cinebench r10 32Bit score
Better performance per watt 11.97 pt/W vs 5.57 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo E7500 vs Core i5 4670K

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

PassMark Data courtesy PassMark

PassMark (Single Core) Data courtesy PassMark

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core2 Duo E7500  vs
Core i5 4670K 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes


Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0


Core2 Duo E7500  vs
Core i5 4670K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 3 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 74.1°C Unknown - 72.72°C

integrated graphics

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 84W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 5.57 pt/W 11.97 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 68.25W
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i own both these Cpues 4670k is 399% faster than e7500 it means almost x4 time faster than e7500.Eg if you get 5fps on video encoding on e7500 then will you will get 19fps on 4670k
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