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IntelBX80684I39100F

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.0GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2011.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q2 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 29,644 user samples
23,850 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 49% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 14% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 0.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 14% Great: 49%
SPEED RANK: 533rd / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
5,794 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
39.1 % 79.4 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+103%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
63.1 Pts 121 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+92%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 238 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+100%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
204 Pts 443 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+117%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
284 Pts 449 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+58%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
75.3 Pts 129 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+71%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
146 Pts 254 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+74%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts 487 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+81%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
352 Pts 488 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 22,395,743 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+182%
Value
Value For Money
42.9 % 110 % Hugely better value.
+156%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 160 % Hugely more popular.
+176%
Price
Price (score)
$199 $86 Much cheaper.
+57%
Age
Newest
107 Months 8 Months Hugely more recent.
+93%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
45 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+31%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2 GHz 3.6 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+80%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
2.9 GHz 4.2 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+45%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts 491 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+39%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
287 Pts 453 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+58%
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCPGA988 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 3000 None
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q2'19
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
16 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-2400
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21.3 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5 (rPGA998) 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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