2 Cores, 4 Threads @2 GHz, Broadwell.
Release date ≈ Q1 2015.


4 Cores, 4 Threads @1.10 GHz, Apollo Lake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,659 user samples
23,766 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 35% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 35%
SPEED RANK: 698th / 1173
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation 18%
2,893 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 33% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 0.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 33%
SPEED RANK: 723rd / 1173
Gaming 29%
Desktop 28%
Workstation 17%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
30.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
28.6 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
53.4 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
40.3 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts 147 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 146 Pts +3%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
62.2 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
45.9 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
161 Pts 175 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
161 Pts 175 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 18,621,084 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % +4% 55 %
52+ Months 31+ Months Much more recent.
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
59.3 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
47.2 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
65.3 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
44.3 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
148 Pts 182 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
172 Pts +1% 170 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
149 Pts 182 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
173 Pts +2% 170 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'15 Q3'16
3 MB 2 MB L2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$275.00 $107.00
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 8 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3L 1333/1600 LPDDR 1333 /1600 DDR3L/LPDDR3 up to 1866 MT/s; LPDDR4 up to 2400 MT/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 5500 Intel® HD Graphics 500
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300 MHz 200.00 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
Wireless Display
Intel® Wireless Display
Yes No
InTru 3D Tech
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes No
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
16 GB 8 GB
Package Size
Package Size
40mm x 24mmx 1.3mm 24mm x 31mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Small Business Advantage
Intel® Small Business Advantage
Yes No
Smart Response Tech
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Yes No
OS Guard
Intel® OS Guard
Yes No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
4x1 2x4 1x4 + 1x2 or 4x1 or 2x1+1x2 + 1x2
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
12 6

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PF-cassa [Mar '19 mazinga]


If you're after low-power computing then this is a good, basic processor to get work done. Based on the 2016 14nm Apollo Lake architecture it is designed for mobile efficiency and comes in a range of laptops from budget to mid-tier. It uses about 4 to 6 watts under load (yes, four to six whole watts) and generally idles under 2 watts. It has four cores with four threads and has a 1.1GHz base clock with a 2.2GHz boost, with the included HD 500 series graphics boasting 12 execution units running at up to 700MHz, although information regarding this is limited given its budget application. If you're processing data then forget anything with this. Although possible, it'll take forever as you're limited to 256k of L1 and 2MB of L2 cache - no L3 at all. The included graphics won't help you here either. For everyday processing, or a cheap laptop for the kids, this is a decent processor but throw more than 2 or 3 basic tasks at it and it flounders. Anything more complex than everyday word processing, internet and multimedia is beyond it, but given that's what the majority of users will be doing this isn't an issue. The bonus? Ultra-light, thin and quiet latops with passive cooling and sub- $250USD price points. Not bad! [Jul '19 boingk]


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