Real World Speed
Performance profile from 42,316 user samples
42,316 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 3.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 242nd / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
59.6 % 92.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+55%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
83.3 Pts 117 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+41%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
307 Pts 446 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+45%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
315 Pts 947 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+201%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89 Pts 130 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+47%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
338 Pts 511 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+51%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
340 Pts 1,070 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+215%
Market Share
Based on 12,817,878 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 125 % Hugely more popular.
+95%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % 1.59 % Hugely higher market share.
+183%
Price
Price (score)
$105 Hugely cheaper.
+129%
240 USD
Value
Value For Money
87.5 % 101 % Better value.
+15%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 85.7 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+11%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6.44 cores Much higher core count.
+61%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 11.6 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+189%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 13.8 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+132%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.1 GHz 3.47 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.1 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+21%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.4 Pts 126 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+43%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
89.3 Pts 136 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+52%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
340 Pts 492 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+45%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
340 Pts 532 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+57%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
340 Pts 1023 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+201%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
340 Pts 1,104 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+225%
Age
Newest
95 Months 16.9 Months Hugely more recent.
+462%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 2000   —
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