I5 ivy bridge vs i7 sandy bridge

what exactly are the differences between these two?
will for example the i5 ivy bridge 3450 be faster than the i7 sandy bridge 2600?
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    i7-2600 is faster than the 3450 in multithreaded applications.
  2. zex95966 said:
    what exactly are the differences between these two?
    will for example the i5 ivy bridge 3450 be faster than the i7 sandy bridge 2600?

    The Ivy bridge is made on smaller 22nm die! At stock clocks 2600K runs at 3.4GHz but the 3450 at 3.1GHz although Ivy has 5% better performance per clock the 2600K is going to be faster since it clock is more than 5% faster.
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