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Single- And Multi-Threaded Efficiency

Overclocking Core i7-3770K: Learning To Live With Compromise
By , Achim Roos

Single-Threaded Applications

The total run time for all single-threaded applications doesn’t differ by a lot. In the end, though, Sandy Bridge's higher clock rate secures the victory. The power draw tests, however, favor Ivy Bridge.

Multi-Threaded Applications

Thread-optimized applications show us a similar picture. However, the Core i7-3960X and its six-core architecture exhibits dominant performance. Factoring power into the equation, though, gives Ivy Bridge another clear win.

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