Intel
Intel

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.1 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.26 GHz, Arrandale.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,641 user samples
14,587 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 30% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 13% Base clock 2.1 GHz
Poor: 13% Great: 30%
SPEED RANK: 800th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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9,054 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 33% Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 2.25 GHz
Poor: 17% Great: 33%
SPEED RANK: 751st / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
25.9 % 28.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
47.2 Pts 53 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
83.8 Pts 92.2 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 130 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 131 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+6%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
55.2 Pts 60.6 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts 115 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 155 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 154 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+8%
Market Share
Based on 24,746,592 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
0.04 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 53 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Age
Newest
74+ Months 74+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 155 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+9%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 133 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+6%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q1'10
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 2.5 GT/s DMI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 8 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 800/1066
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21.3 GB/s 17.1 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 500 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 766 MHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm *rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) rPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography
Graphics and IMC Lithography
32 nm 45 nm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
No 1.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x16

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