ProductCore i7-3770SCore i7-2600S
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $395
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# CPU Cores 44
Frequency (GHz) 3.1 GHz2.8 GHz
Cache (MB) 88
TDP (Watts) 65 W65 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2012-03-012011-01-01
TechnicalsCore i7-3770SCore i7-2600S
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 1
# CPU Cores 44
Threads/Core 88
Frequency (GHz) 3.1 GHz2.8 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.9 GHz3.8 GHz
Cache (MB) 88
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography Process (nm) 22 nm32 nm
TDP (Watts) 65 W65 W
Max RAM 32 GB32 GB
RAM Types DDR3 1333/1600DDR3 1066/1333
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 25.6GB/s21GB/s
Max CPU / Package 11
PCI-E Version 32
PCI-E Configurations up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 16
Compatible Sockets FCLGA1155LGA1155
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 i7-3770S vs. Intel Core i7-2600S 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