2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.6 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.


2 Cores, 2 Threads @2.16 GHz, Bay Trail.
Release date ≈ Q4 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,780 user samples
24,578 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 48% Base clock 2.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 25% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 25% Great: 48%
SPEED RANK: 493rd / 1203
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 46%
Workstation 20%
12,202 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 15% Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 8% Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 8% Great: 15%
SPEED RANK: 1078th / 1203
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 16%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
41.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
13.2 %
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
75.6 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
27.3 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
50.1 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
195 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
51.4 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
199 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
53.3 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.4 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
31 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
161 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
61.7 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
221 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
61.8 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
222 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
62 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,406,096 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % Hugely higher market share.
0.07 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
50 %
72+ Months 61+ Months More recent.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
222 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
61.8 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
200 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
53.2 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q3'14
3 MB SmartCache 1 MB L2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$225.00 - $227.00 $107.00
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 8 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600 DDR3L 1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 21.32 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 311 MHz
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
3 2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.2 GHz 792 MHz
InTru 3D Tech
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes No
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Yes No
Intel Insider
Intel® Insider™
Yes No
Package Size
Package Size
37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1023) 25mm x 27mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 No
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) ‡
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No
Anti-Theft Tech
Anti-Theft Technology
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4 1x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
1 4

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