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4 Cores, 4 Threads @2.8 GHz, Lynnfield.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 43,840 user samples
32,718 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 4.3 GHz
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.25 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 406th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
11,122 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 53% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 27% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 27% Great: 53%
SPEED RANK: 930th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66 % Much faster effective speed.
+55%
42.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88 Pts Lower memory latency.
+30%
67.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
72.4 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+20%
60.4 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
139 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+41%
98.3 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+153%
101 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
259 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+151%
103 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
88.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
86.9 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
72.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
173 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+44%
120 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
337 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+181%
120 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
340 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+186%
119 Pts
Market Share
Based on 48,478,557 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % Hugely higher market share.
+200%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
79 % Better value.
+17%
67.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$144 $51 Much cheaper.
+64%
Age
Newest
96+ Months 89+ Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
340 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+183%
120 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
260 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+155%
102 Pts
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for a cheap entry gamer, paierd with gtx 970 I'd reccomend this cpu [Sep '18 Beleg]

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I loved this thing, so much nostalgia, any sort of cpu intensive game ran like crap and any modern game will. But god, after an overclock, it really tells you how far ryzen has come on their single core, aka no where. This thing is a cheap beast, going for like $45. Don’t ever really buy it though, just get like a FX-6300, 6 cores, 6 threads versus 1 core, 2 threads at $90 (+$45 more). If you’re truly set on a $50 CPU, buy a A8 6600K. Saw those floating for the same price as this but with quad core. Overall making this product obsolete, but still no where near the worst of old tech. Especially a 6 year old product that still arguably has a fight and a half left in it. I mean it is extremely unlikely you’ll find a use for it, but under the right circumstances, I.E a strictly single core game, after a pushy overclock and in theory you would get the same FPS as a modern ryzen, as in 2020 product. P.S. Over clock the absolute hell out of this thing for the real performance. [Jan '21 ThatGuyRandomly]

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