4 Cores, 8 Threads
@2.8 GHz Lynnfield

2 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.9GHz Skylake (2015)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,804 user samples
12,231 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 2.8 GHz
Poor: 39% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 273rd / 1052
Gaming 51%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
573 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 142nd / 1052
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 75%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.7 % 67.2 % Much faster effective speed.
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
75.3 Pts 116 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 311 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
349 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
318 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.2 Pts 123 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
314 Pts 331 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
334 Pts
Market Share
Based on 7,873,873 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
Value For Money
52.1 % 83.1 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 56 % +2%
Price (score)
$270 $166 Much cheaper.
51 Months 29 Months Much more recent.
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
84.3 Pts 121 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
92.8 Pts 125 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
298 Pts 309 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
326 Pts 348 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
418 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
308 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
460 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
350 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'09 Q3'15
8 MB SmartCache 4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
45 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$257.00 - $305.00 $149.00 - $157.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
2.5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
1.0 No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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