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 14,927 user samples
7,129 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 263rd / 1289
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
7,798 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 427th / 1289
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.8 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
63.3 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
85 Pts +1% 84.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
96.7 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+30%
74.4 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
184 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+32%
139 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
318 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+29%
246 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+87%
249 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.1 Pts +3% 91.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
85.2 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+30%
159 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
376 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+38%
273 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
526 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+92%
274 Pts
Market Share
Based on 40,330,385 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.04 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
66 % Slightly better value.
+9%
60.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 52 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$376 $330 Cheaper.
+12%
Age
Newest
86+ Months 86+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+95%
276 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
471 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+88%
251 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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