2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.9GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q4 2015.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.8 GHz, Pineview.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,930 user samples
1,734 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 412th / 1442
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 79%
Workstation 51%
2,196 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 28% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 13% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 13% Great: 28%
SPEED RANK: 1408th / 1442
Gaming 23%
Desktop 24%
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
22.9 %
Avg. Memory Latency
86.3 Pts Hugely lower memory latency.
42.5 Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed
113 Pts Insanely faster single-core speed.
7.04 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed
199 Pts Insanely faster dual-core speed.
13.2 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed
305 Pts Insanely faster quad-core speed.
21.8 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed
311 Pts Insanely faster octa-core speed.
22.5 Pts
OC Memory Latency
94.6 Pts Much lower OC memory latency.
52.8 Pts
OC Single Core Speed
124 Pts Insanely faster OC single-core speed.
7.9 Pts
OC Dual Core Speed
233 Pts Insanely faster OC dual-core speed.
15.5 Pts
OC Quad Core Speed
345 Pts Insanely faster OC quad-core speed.
25.7 Pts
OC Octa Core Speed
346 Pts Insanely faster OC octa-core speed.
25.8 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,739,686 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0 %
Value For Money
80.2 % Hugely better value.
23.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % +2% 50 %
Price (score)
$165 Much cheaper.
102 Months More recent.
121+ Months
OC Multi Core Speed
346 Pts Insanely faster OC 64-core speed.
25.9 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed
314 Pts Insanely faster 64-core speed.
22.9 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q2'10
4 MB SmartCache 1 MB L2
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
14 nm 45 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$149.00 - $157.00 $63.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 2.5 GT/s DMI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 4 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3 800 (SODIMM only); DDR2 667/800
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
2 1
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 6.4 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Integrated
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 22mm x 22mm
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡
Yes No
Idle States
Idle States
Yes No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Tech
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No

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