IntelBX80646I34130
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 234,800 user samples
25,243 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 37% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 356th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
209,557 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
50 % 81.7 % Much faster effective speed.
+63%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91 Pts 119 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+31%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts 234 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+47%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts 460 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+93%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 852 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+252%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
100 Pts 126 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
190 Pts 249 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+31%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts 492 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+86%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
265 Pts 960 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+262%
Market Share
Based on 22,610,001 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.15 % 2.72 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,713%
Value
Value For Money
64.3 % 90.4 % Much better value.
+41%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 117 % Hugely more popular.
+98%
Price
Price (score)
$112 Much cheaper.
+42%
$192
Age
Newest
75 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+75%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+49%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+300%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+45%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+26%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
267 Pts 1381 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+417%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
245 Pts 1282 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+423%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4400 None
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