2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.50 GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2016.


4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.60 GHz, Kaby Lake R.
Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 440,274 user samples
205,332 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 20% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 20% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 883rd / 1406
Gaming 45%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
234,942 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 26% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 675th / 1406
Gaming 53%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
45.4 % 53.1 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
61.6 Pts 63.6 Pts +3%
Avg. Single Core Speed
67.8 Pts 78.5 Pts Faster single-core speed.
Avg. Dual Core Speed
122 Pts 146 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Speed
169 Pts 237 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Speed
181 Pts 315 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
OC Memory Latency
82 Pts 84.4 Pts +3%
OC Single Core Speed
85.5 Pts 102 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
OC Dual Core Speed
153 Pts 198 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Speed
221 Pts 339 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Speed
226 Pts 481 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 61,960,572 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.59 % 0.65 % Higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 55 %
82+ Months 69+ Months More recent.
OC Multi Core Speed
226 Pts 471 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Speed
182 Pts 312 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'16 Q3'17
3 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$281.00 $297.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.10 GHz 3.40 GHz
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 620 Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300.00 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.00 GHz 1.10 GHz

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