2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.7 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.


2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.6 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,925 user samples
7,867 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 48% Base clock 2.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 19% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 19% Great: 48%
SPEED RANK: 514th / 1158
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 46%
Workstation 24%
13,058 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 57% Base clock 2.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 57%
SPEED RANK: 366th / 1158
Gaming 49%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 29%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
40.1 % 48.7 % Faster effective speed.
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
72.2 Pts 84.4 Pts Faster single-core speed.
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
181 Pts 225 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
186 Pts 229 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
88.5 Pts 103 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
216 Pts 264 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
217 Pts 266 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 17,143,379 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
53 %
65+ Months 43+ Months Much more recent.
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.3 Pts 99.9 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
89.1 Pts 106 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
208 Pts 244 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
215 Pts 282 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
210 Pts 244 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
216 Pts 282 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q3'15
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $393.00
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21.3 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.3 GHz 1.05 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023) 42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography
Graphics and IMC Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 12

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