IntelBX80646I34130
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

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

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 157,535 user samples
24,812 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 38% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 38% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 348th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
132,723 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50.4 % 79.5 % Much faster effective speed.
+58%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.7 Pts 117 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+28%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
160 Pts 230 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+44%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 443 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+85%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts 729 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+200%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 124 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
190 Pts 245 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+29%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts 484 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+83%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 808 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+205%
Market Share
Based on 22,360,893 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % 1.23 % Hugely higher market share.
+720%
Value
Value For Money
64.7 % 100 % Much better value.
+55%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 144 % Hugely more popular.
+144%
Price
Price (score)
$111 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
$120
Age
Newest
75 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+75%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+43%
95 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 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+45%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+24%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
267 Pts 1024 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+284%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts 954 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+288%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4400 None
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