4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.3 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 80,951 user samples
42,177 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 143rd / 1159
Gaming 71%
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
38,774 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Base clock 3.3 GHz
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 221st / 1159
Gaming 63%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
63.3 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.3 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
89.2 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
368 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
325 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
373 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
331 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
97 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
405 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
362 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
413 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
363 Pts
Market Share
Based on 17,944,887 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % Higher market share.
0.32 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 65 %
66+ Months 66+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
107 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
96.8 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
109 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
97.3 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
404 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
364 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
414 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
363 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
407 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
361 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
418 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
363 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q1'11
22 nm 32 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$213.00 N/A
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333/1600 DDR3 1066/1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 21 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 850 MHz
Wireless Display
Intel® Wireless Display
Yes No
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
3 2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.1 GHz
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0

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good processor, still remains reliable [Oct '17 Mojaradim]


This had the best price point for a long time and worked well for that money [Dec '18 BurntTech]


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