IntelBX80623I72600K
AMDYD150XBBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2011.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 112,493 user samples
82,579 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 171st / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
29,914 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 124th / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
59.9 % 64.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
99.8 Pts 104 Pts +4%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
192 Pts 200 Pts +4%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
338 Pts 361 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 571 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+17%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
494 Pts 581 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+18%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
240 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
227 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts +5% 425 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
617 Pts 647 Pts +5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
618 Pts 652 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 20,935,890 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.4 % Hugely higher market share.
+122%
0.18 %
Value
Value For Money
71.6 % 87.3 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 87 % More popular.
+24%
Price
Price (score)
$145 $92 Much cheaper.
+36%
Age
Newest
105 Months 30 Months Much more recent.
+71%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz +3% 3.7 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 3000 None
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