2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.3 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 82,427 user samples
81,756 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 66% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 66%
SPEED RANK: 579th / 1358
Gaming 58%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
671 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 38% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 38% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 859th / 1358
Gaming 47%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
58.5 % Faster effective speed.
47.3 %
Avg. Memory Latency
81.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
76.4 Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
79.7 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
56.9 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
107 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
209 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
109 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
212 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
111 Pts
OC Memory Latency
91.9 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
84.3 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.2 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
65.4 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
171 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
128 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
236 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
128 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
236 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
129 Pts
Market Share
Based on 54,507,411 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.17 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
Value For Money
84.4 % Better value.
75.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % Slightly more popular.
50 %
Price (score)
$73 $50 Much cheaper.
103+ Months +1% 104+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
130 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
112 Pts

It's good for office work and other general office tasks. My school has dozens of Dell Optiplexes with this processor within them. Paired with an SSD or 7200 RPM Hard Drive, it makes the machine the go-to choice for schools on a budget. [Feb '20 Drakorvich]


Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2022 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]


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