IntelAW8063801106200
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

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

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 170,813 user samples
40,486 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 21% Base clock 2.4 GHz
Poor: 21% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 342nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
130,327 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 66th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.1 % 79.5 % Much faster effective speed.
+55%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
80.4 Pts 118 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+47%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts 231 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+50%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts 442 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+62%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
390 Pts 731 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+87%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
92 Pts 124 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+35%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
179 Pts 244 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+36%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
345 Pts 483 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+40%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
457 Pts 810 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+77%
Market Share
Based on 22,641,434 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 1.46 % Hugely higher market share.
+943%
Value
Value For Money
45.7 % 95.1 % Hugely better value.
+108%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 149 % Hugely more popular.
+129%
Price
Price (score)
$420 $145 Much cheaper.
+65%
Age
Newest
95 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+80%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
45 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+53%
95 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 3.6 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+50%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+24%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts 1020 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+122%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
397 Pts 955 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+141%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCPGA988 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 None
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