IntelAW8063801208001
IntelBX80684I39100F

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.6GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2013.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q2 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 42,071 user samples
36,332 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 46% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 26% Great: 46%
SPEED RANK: 511th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
5,739 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
40.4 % 79.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+97%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
74.6 Pts 121 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+62%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts 238 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+86%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 445 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+135%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
193 Pts 451 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+134%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
86.6 Pts 129 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+49%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts 254 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+64%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 487 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+128%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 489 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+129%
Market Share
Based on 22,381,021 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % 0.31 % Much higher market share.
+72%
Value
Value For Money
43.8 % 110 % Hugely better value.
+151%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 165 % Hugely more popular.
+180%
Price
Price (score)
$207 $86 Much cheaper.
+59%
Age
Newest
83 Months 8 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
35 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+46%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 4 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.6 GHz 3.6 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+38%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 4.2 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+31%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 492 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+130%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
194 Pts 455 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+135%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCBGA1023 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'13 Q2'19
Cache
Cache
3 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600 DDR4-2400
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Package Size
Package Size
31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
1 16

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