Intel
Intel
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.8 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

VS
About
  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.2 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,176 user samples
7,081 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% Base clock 2.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 13% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 13% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 543rd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
3,095 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 44% Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 24% Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 24% Great: 44%
SPEED RANK: 401st / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
31.4 % 38.6 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
75 Pts 86.5 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+15%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts 152 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+19%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
187 Pts 231 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+24%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
190 Pts 237 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+25%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
191 Pts 238 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+25%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
91.3 Pts 103 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
166 Pts 184 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+11%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 264 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 266 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+19%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts 267 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+20%
Market Share
Based on 19,602,408 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
0.02 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Age
Newest
68+ Months 45+ Months Much more recent.
+34%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q3'15
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $415.00
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® Iris™ Graphics 540
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) 42x24x1.3
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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