4 Cores, 4 Threads @3 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.


2 Cores, 2 Threads @2.4 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 31,116 user samples
30,994 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 359th / 1316
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 71%
Workstation 50%
122 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 822nd / 1316
Gaming 47%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
68.1 % Much faster effective speed.
47.1 %
Avg. Memory Latency
85.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
75.5 Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
80.6 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
57.8 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
109 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
297 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
111 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
300 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
114 Pts
OC Memory Latency
92 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
83.5 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
86.4 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
63.3 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
169 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
126 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
327 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
126 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
328 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
126 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,946,473 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % Slightly more popular.
50 %
91+ Months 76+ Months More recent.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
330 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
127 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
302 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
113 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'11 Q2'12
6 MB SmartCache 3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $72.00
Expected Discontinuance
Expected Discontinuance
Q1'2013 Q3'2013
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 1066
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 17 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 650 MHz
Quick Sync Video
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Yes No
InTru 3D Tech
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes No
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Yes No
Intel Insider
Intel® Insider™
Yes No
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No

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