ProductCore i7-2600Core i5-3470T
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $320
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# CPU Cores 42
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz2.9 GHz
Cache (MB) 83
TDP (Watts) 95 W35 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2011-01-012012-03-01
TechnicalsCore i7-2600Core i5-3470T
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 1
# CPU Cores 42
Threads/Core 84
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz2.9 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.8 GHz3.6 GHz
Cache (MB) 83
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography Process (nm) 32 nm22 nm
TDP (Watts) 95 W35 W
Max RAM 32 GB32 GB
RAM Types DDR3 1066/1333DDR3 1333/1600
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 21GB/s25.6GB/s
Max CPU / Package 11
PCI-E Version 23
PCI-E Configurations up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 16
Compatible Sockets LGA1155FCLGA1155
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro YesYes
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions No
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory Yes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key Yes
Trusted Execution YesYes
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Core i7-2600 vs. Intel Core i5-3470T 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