Intel
Intel

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.1 GHz, Ivy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @2.5 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,054 user samples
7,396 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 63% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 63% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 289th / 1314
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
7,658 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 447th / 1314
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.7 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
63.3 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
84.9 Pts +1% 84.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
96 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+29%
74.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
183 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+31%
140 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
318 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+29%
247 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+87%
250 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.4 Pts +2% 91.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
85.3 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
206 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+29%
160 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
376 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+37%
274 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
508 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+85%
274 Pts
Market Share
Based on 43,103,403 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
67.3 % Better value.
+11%
60.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$350 $330 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
Age
Newest
88+ Months +1% 89+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
517 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+87%
276 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
472 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+87%
252 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q1'11
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 32 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$294.00 - $305.00 N/A
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.9 GHz 3.3 GHz
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333/1600 DDR3 1066/1333
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
25.6 GB/s 21 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 850 MHz
Wireless Display
Intel® Wireless Display
Yes No
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
3 2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.1 GHz
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0

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