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

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.2 GHz, Bloomfield.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 217,307 user samples
204,159 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 43% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 43% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 475th / 1314
Gaming 62%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%
13,148 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 356th / 1314
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 71%
Workstation 53%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
62.1 % 68.4 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
74.2 Pts 88.3 Pts Lower memory latency.
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
87 Pts Faster single-core speed.
78.1 Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
166 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
151 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
276 Pts +4% 266 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
371 Pts 377 Pts +2%
OC Memory Latency
89.3 Pts 95.6 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
86.9 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
170 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
380 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
325 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
421 Pts
Market Share
Based on 42,962,623 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.69 % Insanely higher market share.
0.03 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %
44+ Months Much more recent.
89+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
526 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
426 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
356 Pts 381 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'17 Q4'09
6 MB SmartCache 8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2 SSE4.2
14 nm 45 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$297.00 $305.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.40 GHz 3.46 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
4 GT/s OPI 4.8 GT/s QPI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 24 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 DDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
2 3
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Package Size
Package Size
42mm X 24mm 42.5mm x 45.0mm
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes No
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 1.0
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes No

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