Intel
$225
Intel
 $225 

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.7GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2012.

  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.9 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,091 user samples
26,760 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 1.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 814th / 1358
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
22,331 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 829th / 1358
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
49.3 % +1% 48.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
73.7 Pts 74.8 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
56.9 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+18%
48.4 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
97.2 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+12%
86.6 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+9%
135 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
151 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+10%
137 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89 Pts +2% 87.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
71 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+30%
54.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+21%
102 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
176 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
152 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
177 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+16%
152 Pts
Market Share
Based on 54,638,234 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.05 % Higher market share.
+25%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %
Age
Newest
125 Months 95+ Months More recent.
+24%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
176 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+16%
152 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
151 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+9%
138 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q2'14
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$225.00 $281.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 5 GT/s DMI2
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 16 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600 DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 200 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT eDP/DP/HDMI
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1 GHz
Flexible Display Interface
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Yes No
Package Size
Package Size
31.0mm x 24.0mm 40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4 4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
1 12

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