Intel
Intel
  

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 190,123 user samples
89,307 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 29% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 29% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 246th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
100,816 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 46% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 26% Great: 46%
SPEED RANK: 403rd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
39.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91.5 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
82.3 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
177 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+20%
148 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
299 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+35%
222 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
415 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+85%
224 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+77%
227 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
95.4 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
210 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+17%
179 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
404 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+57%
257 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
563 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+118%
258 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
559 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+116%
259 Pts
Market Share
Based on 19,360,478 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.15 % Much higher market share.
+64%
0.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % +5% 64 %
Age
Newest
23+ Months Much more recent.
+36%
36+ Months
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'17 Q3'16
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$297.00 $281.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Intel® HD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300 MHz 300.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.00 GHz

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