Intel
Intel
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.8 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 36,276 user samples
11,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 588th / 1307
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
25,253 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 40% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 643rd / 1307
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.9 % +4% 54 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
71.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
76.1 Pts 82.7 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts 145 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+12%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
187 Pts 214 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+14%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 218 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+15%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
90.4 Pts +5% 86.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
91.1 Pts 102 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+12%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts 178 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
222 Pts 261 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 261 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+17%
Market Share
Based on 42,078,427 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+267%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %
Age
Newest
88+ Months 66+ Months More recent.
+25%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 263 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+18%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 217 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+15%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q3'15
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
No Yes
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $393.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
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
eDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# 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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