IntelBX8070110600K
Intel

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.1GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.7 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,678 user samples
34,819 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
10,859 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 53% Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 53%
SPEED RANK: 840th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+106%
46.3 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92 Pts Lower memory latency.
+25%
73.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+233%
42.4 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
276 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+267%
75.2 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
530 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+369%
113 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
873 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+646%
117 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+14%
84.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+203%
50.1 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
300 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+223%
93 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
592 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+348%
132 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
961 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+628%
132 Pts
Market Share
Based on 43,967,612 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % Hugely higher market share.
+950%
0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
102 % Hugely better value.
+121%
46.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % Hugely more popular.
+86%
50 %
Price
Price (score)
$215 Cheaper.
+23%
$280
Age
Newest
13 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
88+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1220 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+817%
133 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1114 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+844%
118 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'20 Q3'13
Cache
Cache
12 MB Intel® Smart Cache 3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s 5 GT/s DMI2
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
128 GB 16 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.6 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 200 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.20 GHz 1 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 2 GB
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2 No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 12

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