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

Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,487 user samples
77,810 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 760th / 1426
Gaming 51%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
677 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 50% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 50%
SPEED RANK: 906th / 1426
Gaming 45%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.7 % Faster effective speed.
45.4 %
Avg. Memory Latency
73.2 Pts 76.2 Pts +4%
Avg. Single Core Speed
69.2 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
45.6 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed
119 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
85.8 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed
164 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
87.1 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed
174 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
89.5 Pts
OC Memory Latency
90.7 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
84.3 Pts
OC Single Core Speed
83.4 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
52.2 Pts
OC Dual Core Speed
147 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
102 Pts
OC Quad Core Speed
203 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
102 Pts
OC Octa Core Speed
205 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
103 Pts
Market Share
Based on 66,005,660 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
Value For Money
63.2 % 72.7 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % Slightly more popular.
50 %
Price (score)
$125 $50 Much cheaper.
119+ Months 119+ Months
OC Multi Core Speed
205 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
104 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed
175 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
90.3 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) November 2023 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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