IntelBX80646I34150
Intel

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.5GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.2 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 43,958 user samples
36,627 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 688th / 1456
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
7,331 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 44% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 44% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 646th / 1456
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.2 % 57.2 % +4%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
73.3 Pts 80.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+10%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
85.3 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
77.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
150 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+11%
135 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
216 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+10%
196 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
223 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+12%
199 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92 Pts 92.9 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
99.5 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
87.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
180 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
163 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
267 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+20%
223 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
267 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+20%
223 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,097,757 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % Hugely higher market share.
+400%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
93.4 % Better value.
+12%
83.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +4% 51 %
Price
Price (score)
$41 Much cheaper.
+41%
$70
Age
Newest
121 Months +3% 125+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
267 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+20%
222 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
226 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+12%
201 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'14 Q1'13
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 5 GT/s DMI
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2013C 2011C
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V DDR3 1333/1600
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4400 Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 650 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.05 GHz
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

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The Intel Core i3-4150 is successor to the i3-4130 2013 Haswell processor. Looking at the 4150 and 4130 side-by-side shows that the only difference between the two processors is a 100 MHz base clock increase from 3.4 GHz on the older 4130 to 3.5 GHz on the newer 4150. The marginal 2.9% clock speed increase brings an equally marginal performance boost. Despite the academic performance gain over it's predecessor, thanks to its excellent single-core performance, the i3-4150 is still an extremely capable desktop CPU and will handle the vast majority of regular desktop computing without breaking a sweat. Coupling the i3-4150 with a discrete GPU will satisfy all but the toughest of gaming requirements. Only the lower powered but significantly cheaper Pentium G's offer better value for money[Jun '14 CPUPro]

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