ProductCore i5-3450Core i7-3770
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $185
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~ $310
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# CPU Cores 44
Frequency (GHz) 3.1 GHz3.4 GHz
Cache (MB) 68
TDP (Watts) 77 W77 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2012-03-012012-03-01
TechnicalsCore i5-3450Core i7-3770
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 44
Threads/Core 48
Frequency (GHz) 3.1 GHz3.4 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.5 GHz3.9 GHz
Cache (MB) 68
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography Process (nm) 22 nm22 nm
TDP (Watts) 77 W77 W
Max RAM 32 GB32 GB
RAM Types DDR3 1333/1600DDR3 1333/1600
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 25.6GB/s25.6GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 105
Max CPU / Package 11
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Configurations up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4
Compatible Sockets FCLGA1155FCLGA1155
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro NoYes
Intel Hyper-Thread NoYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) NoYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions NoNo
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Trusted Execution NoYes
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Core i5-3450 vs. Intel Core i7-3770 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better