Intel
Intel

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,836 user samples
4,703 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 3.25 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 226th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
5,133 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 405th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
61.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
46.1 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
96.9 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+31%
73.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
186 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+33%
140 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
325 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+32%
247 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+87%
251 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
85.1 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
206 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+30%
159 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
381 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+39%
274 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
523 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+91%
274 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,484,734 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % Much higher market share.
+33%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
57.3 % Slightly better value.
+9%
52.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % +4% 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$356 $172 Much cheaper.
+52%
Age
Newest
71+ Months +1% 72+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
533 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+93%
276 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
477 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+88%
254 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
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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