AMD FX-8320 vs Intel Core i7-4770

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Intel Core i7-4770 is better than AMD FX-8320.

In this review of AMD FX 8320 vs i7, Intel Core i7-4770 has the following unique features over AMD FX-8320; 10nm smaller semiconductor size, 41W lower TDP, 1797 higher PassMark result, 4.6GB/s more memory bandwidth, 3667 higher GeekBench result (multi-core), 1MB/core more L3 cache per core, uses hyperthreading technology and has newer version of PCI Express (PCle).

AMD FX-8320 vs Intel Core i7-4770: GENERAL INFO

The following are features of the two processors as we review AMD FX-8320 vs i7;

Thermal Design Power (TDP); AMD FX-8320 has 125W whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 84W which is lower.

Supports 64-bit; AMD FX-8320 and Intel Core i7-4770 support 64-bit.

Semiconductor size; AMD FX-8320 has 32nm whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 22nm

Number of transistors; AMD FX-8320 has 1200 million while Intel Core i7-4770 has 1400 million.

PCI Express (PCIE) version; AMD FX-8320 has the2 whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 1 more new PCI Express (PCIE) version.

Integrated graphics; Intel Core i7-4770 has integrated graphics.

Bottom line: Intel Core i7-4770 has better general info as it has lower TDP, small semiconductor size and 1 new PCI Express (PCIE) version.

AMD FX-8320 vs Intel Core i7-4770: PERFORMANCE

In terms of performance and review on AMD FX-8320 processor vs i7, we have the following features;

CPU speed; AMD FX-8320 has 8 × 3.5GHz whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 4 × 3.4GHz.

L2 cache; AMD FX-8320 has 8MB whereas Intel Core i7-4700 has 1MB.

L3 cache; AMD FX-8320 and Intel Core 4770 have 8MB each.

CPU threads; AMD FX-8320 and Intel Core i7-4770 have 8 CPU threads each.

L1 cache; AMD FX-8320 has 1MB/core while Intel Core i7-4770 has 0.25MB/core.

Bottom line: AMD FX-8320 is a better processor in terms of performance.

AMD FX-8320 vs Intel Core i7-4770: MEMORY

In terms of memory and review on FX-8320 vs i7, we have these features;

RAM speed; AMD FX-8320 has 1866MHz whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 1600MHz.

Maximum memory bandwidth; AMD FX-8320 has 21GB/s whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 25.6GB/s

Memory channels; AMD FX-8320 and Intel Core i7-4770 have 2 memory channels each.

Bottom line: AMD FX-8320 has a larger RAM speed whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has a higher maximum memory bandwidth.

AMD FX-8320 vs Intel Core i7-4770: KEY FEATURES

In this review on FX-8320 vs i7, the two processors have the following key features in common; have dynamic frequency scaling, AES, supports hardware-assisted virtualization and has AVX. However, Intel Core i7-4700 uses hyperthreading technology and has Tri-Gate transistors.

Bottom line: Intel Core i7-4770 is a better device as it uses hyperthreading technology and has Tri-Gate transistors.

AMD FX-8320 vs Intel Core i7-4770: BENCHMARKS

PassMark result; AMD FX-8320 has 8199 whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 9996

PassMark result (single); AMD FX-8320 has 1403 whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 2260.

GeeKbench result; AMD FX-8320 has 9492 whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 13159

Performance per watt; AMD FX-8320 has 75 while Intel Core i7-4770 has 157.

PassMark result (overlocked); AMD FX-8340 has 9371 whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has 10158

Bottom line: Intel core i7-4770 is a better processor with a better benchmark.

Conclusion

Intel Core i7-4770is a better device, after a full review of AMD 8320 vs i7, that uses hyperthreading technology amongst other superior features.