amd-fx-8320 AMD FX-8320
AMD FX-8320 VS. Intel Core i7-4770
intel-core-i7-4770 Intel Core i7-4770

AMD FX-8320 vs. Intel Core i7-4770

September 12, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

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).

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 general info
Intel Core i7-4770 has better general info as it has lower TDP, small semiconductor size and 1 new PCI Express (PCIE) version.
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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 performance
AMD FX-8320 is a better processor in terms of performance.
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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 memory
AMD FX-8320 has a larger RAM speed whereas Intel Core i7-4770 has a higher maximum memory bandwidth.
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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 key features
Intel Core i7-4770 is a better device as it uses hyperthreading technology and has Tri-Gate transistors.
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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 benchmarks
Intel core i7-4770 is a better processor with a better benchmark.
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Conclusion

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

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