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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,899 user samples
37,144 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 38% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 38% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 637th / 1307
Gaming 54%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 39%
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12,755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 60% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 42% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 42% Great: 60%
SPEED RANK: 681st / 1307
Gaming 52%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 37%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
54.2 % +3% 52.4 %
Avg. Memory Latency
75.5 Pts 78 Pts +3%
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
74.9 Pts Faster single-core speed.
59.6 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
105 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
157 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
195 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
161 Pts
OC Memory Latency
89.9 Pts 90.2 Pts +0%
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.5 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
68.5 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
128 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
221 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
178 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
221 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
178 Pts
Market Share
Based on 42,080,517 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % Hugely higher market share.
0.04 %
Value For Money
59.4 % 69.4 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Price (score)
$199 $100 Much cheaper.
88+ Months 88+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
221 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
179 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
196 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
163 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q3'12
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$225.00 - $227.00 $225.00
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.2 GHz 1.1 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5 x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31.0 x 24.0mm (BGA1023) 37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 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
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0

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