Intel
Intel

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.4 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.6 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 53,700 user samples
39,665 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 708th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
14,035 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 67% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.6 GHz
Poor: 40% Great: 67%
SPEED RANK: 616th / 1355
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53 % 56.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
77 Pts +3% 75.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
66.8 Pts 81 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+21%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 144 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
170 Pts 222 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+31%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
172 Pts 223 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+30%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89.1 Pts 90.7 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
80.1 Pts 94.4 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
143 Pts 173 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+21%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
200 Pts 256 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+28%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
200 Pts 256 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+28%
Market Share
Based on 53,522,714 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % Hugely higher market share.
+200%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
87.4 % Much better value.
+52%
57.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$45 Hugely cheaper.
+83%
$264
Age
Newest
102+ Months 100+ Months +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
202 Pts 258 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+28%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
172 Pts 226 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+31%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q4'13
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $225.00 - $227.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 5 GT/s DMI2
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21.3 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 400 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT eDP/DP/HDMI
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.2 GHz 1.25 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) 37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4

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