IntelBX80646I34130
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q3 2013.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 252,587 user samples
24,356 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 345th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
228,231 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 119th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.2 % 69.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+39%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.3 Pts 102 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
160 Pts 202 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+26%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 392 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+64%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts 652 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+168%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts 847 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+244%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 116 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts 231 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+20%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 459 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+73%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 765 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+189%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
268 Pts 984 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+267%
Market Share
Based on 21,817,908 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % 1.12 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
Value
Value For Money
64.6 % 93.9 % Much better value.
+45%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 133 % Hugely more popular.
+122%
Price
Price (score)
$111 $95 Slightly cheaper.
+15%
Age
Newest
74 Months 31 Months Much more recent.
+58%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts More energy efficient.
+17%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 6 cores Hugely higher core count.
+200%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+6%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4400 None
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