Intel
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2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.50 GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

  

Release date ≈ Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 57,877 user samples
54,702 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 345th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
3,175 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 33% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 15% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 15% Great: 33%
SPEED RANK: 730th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+89%
25.6 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
82.4 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+46%
56.6 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+129%
98.9 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
232 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+127%
102 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
95.2 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+28%
74.1 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
259 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+99%
130 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
260 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+98%
131 Pts
Market Share
Based on 10,954,611 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.19 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,388%
0.08 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % More popular.
+17%
54 %
Age
Newest
26+ Months 15+ Months Much more recent.
+42%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
92.4 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+13%
81.6 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
98.4 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+46%
67.6 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
240 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+62%
148 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
274 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+158%
106 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
239 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+63%
147 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
274 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+161%
105 Pts
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