IntelAW8063801106200
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.4GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2012.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 316,249 user samples
40,209 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 22% Base clock 2.4 GHz
Poor: 22% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 334th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
276,040 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 89th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.5 % 75.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+46%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
80.7 Pts 111 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+38%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts 218 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+41%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
275 Pts 421 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+53%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
391 Pts 694 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+77%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
92 Pts 119 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
179 Pts 238 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+33%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
346 Pts 472 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+36%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
457 Pts 786 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+72%
Market Share
Based on 22,381,021 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % 2.89 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,506%
Value
Value For Money
46 % 96.1 % Hugely better value.
+109%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % 139 % Hugely more popular.
+111%
Price
Price (score)
$420 $115 Much cheaper.
+73%
Age
Newest
95 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+80%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
45 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+31%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+45%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.4 GHz 3.4 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+42%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+15%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts 1008 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+119%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
396 Pts 909 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+130%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCPGA988 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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