Intel
Intel

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

  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.4 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 84,294 user samples
34,556 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 59% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 33% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 33% Great: 59%
SPEED RANK: 711th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
49,738 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 42% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 42% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 675th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.3 % 52.8 % +3%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
76.4 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
70.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
63.6 Pts 75.6 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 136 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+26%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts 202 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+30%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts 206 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+31%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89 Pts +5% 84.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78 Pts 90.6 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts 164 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+17%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 238 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+26%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 238 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+26%
Market Share
Based on 46,527,953 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+214%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 53 % +2%
Age
Newest
93+ Months 76+ Months More recent.
+18%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 237 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+25%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts 206 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+30%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q3'15
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $281.00
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21.3 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.2 GHz 1 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) 42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography
Graphics and IMC Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
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 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 12

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