2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.5 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.


2 Cores, 2 Threads @1.10 GHz, Gemini Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 59,117 user samples
44,945 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 33% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 33% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 666th / 1317
Gaming 53%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
14,172 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 33% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 33%
SPEED RANK: 1246th / 1317
Gaming 29%
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation 20%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
28.6 %
Avg. Memory Latency
76.7 Pts Hugely lower memory latency.
40.5 Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
69.2 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
51.9 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
96.7 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
173 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
97.9 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
175 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
98.8 Pts
OC Memory Latency
90.5 Pts Hugely lower OC memory latency.
47.7 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
83.3 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
60.1 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
115 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
202 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
116 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
203 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
115 Pts
Market Share
Based on 47,280,025 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % Hugely higher market share.
0.05 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 %
94+ Months 41+ Months Much more recent.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
203 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
115 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
176 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
97 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q4'17
3 MB SmartCache 4 MB
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $107.00
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 8 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4/LPDDR4 upto 2400 MT/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® UHD Graphics 600
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 200 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.3 GHz 650 MHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) 25mm x 24mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Anti-Theft Tech
Anti-Theft Technology
Yes No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x4 + 1x2 or 4x1 or 2x1+1x2 + 1x2
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 6

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This processor may be aging, but for tasks that aren't gaming it still holds up quite well. [May '19 TheWildShadow55]


Bad performance. [Mar '20 Thibs]


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